A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Santa Catarina Juquila in Mexico on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 21.29 km, -97.3482° West, 16.0907° North. Unique identifier: us1000hquk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hquk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/18 / 2018-11-12 15:54:59 / November 12, 2018 @ 3:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:54:59 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.29 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Ejutla de Crespo. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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