A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dxxd. Unique identifier: us1000dxxd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -98.9153 West, latitude 16.2858 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/18 / 2018-05-04 15:16:56 / May 4, 2018 @ 3:16 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:56 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pinotepa de Don Luis, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Ayutla de los Libres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km SW of Tecoanapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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