A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rancho Viejo in Mexico on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:37:27 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.9845° West, latitude 16.3278° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 11:37:27 / March 2, 2021 @ 11:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deui. Id of event: us7000deui. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putla Villa de Guerrero, Santa Catarina Juquila, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km WSW of Rancho Viejo, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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