A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/18 / 2018-06-29 09:16:43 / June 29, 2018 @ 9:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:16:43 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.34 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -94.3903° West, latitude 15.6058° North, depth = 65.34 km. Id of earthquake: us2000fr3d. Event ids that are associated: us2000fr3d.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, El Espinal. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
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: 73 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.