A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.27 km (54 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 23:55:59 / May 12, 2019 @ 11:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -93.618 West, latitude 15.2364 North, depth = 87.27 km. Id of earthquake: us70003nk0. Event ids that are associated: us70003nk0. The temblor was picked up at 17:55:59 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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