A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dyt6. Unique identifier: us2000dyt6. Exact location of earthquake, -95.8808° West, 15.2989° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:31 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 06:42:31 / April 12, 2018 @ 6:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Santa María Huatulco, Santa María Xadani. Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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