A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Monday. The temblor was detected at 11:00:01 / 11:00 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 18:00:01 / April 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us70003ac4. Event ids that are associated: us70003ac4. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6185° West, 16.1067° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Jamiltepec, Cruz Grande, San Luis Acatlán. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 45 km SSW of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico.
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