A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Cristobal Amatlan in Mexico on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005t90. Id of event: us70005t90. Global time and date of event 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 22:11:14 / October 10, 2019 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:11:14 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -96.4719 West, latitude 16.2107 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oaxaca de Juárez, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Tlalixtac de Cabrera (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 14 km SSW of San Cristobal Amatlan, Mexico.
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