A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Copala in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:29:40 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -99.054° West, 16.2821° North. Id of earthquake: us2000gach. Event ids that are associated: us2000gach. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 01:29:40 / July 21, 2018 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ometepec, Ayutla de los Libres, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km S of Copala, Mexico.
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