A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Zacualpan in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/15 / 2015-08-30 13:56:44 / August 30, 2015 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000365r. Event ids that are associated: us1000365r. Exact location, longitude -100.3727° West, latitude 17.0746° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:56:44 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tierra Colorada, Tlacotepec, Xaltianguis.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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