A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Matias Romero in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 17:01:23 / August 28, 2018 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000gj0f. Event ids that are associated: us1000gj0f. The temblor was detected at 11:01:23 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.11 km (95 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.5807° West, latitude 17.0544° North, depth = 153.11 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Juchitán de Zaragoza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ENE of Matias Romero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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