A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 49.35 km, -102.2754° West, 17.8261° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:02:17 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 15:02:17 / September 29, 2015 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10003iv8. Event ids that are associated: us10003iv8. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.35 km (31 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jeronimito, La Mira Tumbiscatio, El Coacoyul (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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