A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Angel in Mexico. Global time and date of event 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 23:59:17 / July 4, 2018 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000fx60. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fx60. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:59:17 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 26.28 km, -96.5974° West, 15.6602° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.28 km (16 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santa María Xadani, Puerto Escondido.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 12 km W of Puerto Angel, Mexico.
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