A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Asuncion Ixtaltepec in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 08:56:59 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000duza. Unique identifier: us2000duza. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.53 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 14:56:59 / April 5, 2018 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 55.53 km, -94.9559° West, 16.5379° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km ENE of Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Mexico.
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