A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 04:00:30 / April 12, 2018 @ 4:00 am. Id of earthquake: us2000dylc. Event ids that are associated: us2000dylc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.18 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.0168 West, latitude 15.3269 North, depth = 43.18 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:00:30 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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