A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Ixtapa in Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 12:14:10 / December 7, 2018 @ 12:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.8773 West, latitude 17.0591 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000i443. Event ids that are associated: us1000i443. The temblor was reported at 05:14:10 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petatlán, San Jeronimito, El Coacoyul. The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Jeronimito (c. 6 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from El Coacoyul (c. 5 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ixtapa (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 71 km SSW of Ixtapa, Mexico.
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