A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Vicente Coatlan in Mexico on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:52:47 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000g0u9. Event ids that are associated: us2000g0u9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.8 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 01:52:47 / July 10, 2018 @ 1:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8992 West, latitude 16.4594 North, depth = 49.8 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Huatulco, San Francisco Telixtlahuaca, San Pedro Pochutla. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 10 km NW of San Vicente Coatlan, Mexico.
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