A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis in Mexico on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ed8b. Id of event: us1000ed8b. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 06:08:59 / May 28, 2018 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.98 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:08:59 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.9267° West, latitude 16.5494° North, depth = 48.98 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km N of Pinotepa de Don Luis, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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