A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Xochistlahuaca in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008iib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008iib. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:08:26 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 05:08:26 / March 30, 2020 @ 5:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -98.4343° West, 16.9003° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Jamiltepec, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 23 km WNW of Xochistlahuaca, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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