A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Hidalgotitlan in Mexico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 141.98 km (88 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 19:01:14 / December 5, 2019 @ 7:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -94.5002° West, 17.4128° North, depth 141.98 km. The temblor was detected at 13:01:14 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60006mha. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006mha.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raudales Malpaso, Tatahuicapan, Pajapan. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Allende (c. 21 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km SSE of Hidalgotitlan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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