A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Petatlan in Mexico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000e0ig. Event ids that are associated: us2000e0ig. Global time and date of event 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 05:54:48 / April 15, 2018 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -101.1362° West, 17.3154° North. The temblor was reported at 23:54:48 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atoyac de Álvarez, San Jerónimo de Juárez, San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km SSE of Petatlan, Mexico.
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