A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Puerto Angel in Mexico. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:10 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 08:16:10 / March 27, 2019 @ 8:16 am. Event id: us1000jmd2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jmd2. Exact location of earthquake, -96.1969° West, 15.4109° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Xadani, Santa María Huatulco, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 41 km SE of Puerto Angel, Mexico.
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