A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 14:30:21 / March 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.53 km (12 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:30:21 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dcv9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dcv9. Exact location, longitude -98.0589° West, latitude 16.2231° North, depth = 19.53 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Marquelia (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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