A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 148 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico (92 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8842 West, latitude 14.4914 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:12 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000h3aq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3aq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 20:51:12 / September 20, 2018 @ 8:51 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 148 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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