A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Huatulco in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.28 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: us70004emy. Event ids that are associated: us70004emy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.5161 West, latitude 15.9942 North, depth = 37.28 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:54 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 10:18:54 / July 8, 2019 @ 10:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Dionisio Ocotepec, Santa Catarina Juquila, Ayoquezco de Aldama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 26 km NW of Huatulco, Mexico.
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