A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 03:50:30 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 09:50:30 / May 10, 2018 @ 9:50 am. Exact location, longitude -99.8999° West, latitude 16.8401° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e2fd. Id of event: us1000e2fd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 3 km (2 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayutla de los Libres, Petaquillas, Cruz Grande (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 2 km SSW of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico.
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