A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 03:28:20 / March 30, 2019 @ 3:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:28:20 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k999. Unique identifier: us2000k999. Exact location of earthquake, -95.0172° West, 16.0338° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Jalapa, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 18 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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