A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Marquelia in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hjkn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjkn. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:22 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 02:22:22 / September 25, 2018 @ 2:22 am. Exact location, longitude -98.8425° West, latitude 16.5251° North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pinotepa de Don Luis, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Malinaltepec. Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSW of Marquelia, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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