A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from El Espinal in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 21:22:08 / November 10, 2018 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location, longitude -94.0958° West, latitude 16.3892° North, depth = 98.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:22:08 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.41 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hqfp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hqfp.
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corzo, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Unión Hidalgo.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 6 km NNW of El Espinal, Mexico.
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