A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa Maria Zacatepec in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 19:32:18 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 01:32:18 / October 14, 2018 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hbur. Id of event: us1000hbur. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0109° West, 16.8527° North, depth 34.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.62 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marquelia, Malinaltepec, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 9 km NNW of Santa Maria Zacatepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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