A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dvnw. Unique identifier: us1000dvnw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 00:18:28 / May 2, 2018 @ 12:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.6631 West, latitude 16.7185 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:18:28 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copala, Ayutla de los Libres, El Ocotito. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop).
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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km ESE of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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