A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 14:53:09 / March 4, 2019 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jacq. Unique identifier: us1000jacq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:53:09 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.4085 West, latitude 15.8677 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ometepec, Marquelia, Santiago Jamiltepec (min 5000 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 twenty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico.
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