A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -98.0676° West, 16.2697° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 11:26:58 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70005paw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005paw. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:58 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Marquelia, Putla Villa de Guerrero. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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