A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.4 km (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eqw1. Unique identifier: us1000eqw1. The temblor was detected at 03:02:33 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 09:02:33 / May 27, 2018 @ 9:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0912 West, latitude 16.8096 North, depth = 113.4 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SE of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico.
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