A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Zirandaro in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us1000ja57. Event ids that are associated: us1000ja57. Exact location of event, longitude -101.277 West, latitude 18.5869 North, depth = 65.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:25:55 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 15:25:55 / March 3, 2019 @ 3:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.13 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuanajo, Acuitzio del Canje, Luvianos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ario de Rosales (c. 14 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Santa Clara del Cobre (c. 14 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Villa Escalante (c. 12 300 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km WNW of Zirandaro, Mexico.
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