A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Cuautepec in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.28 km (40 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/15 / 2015-12-07 09:44:09 / December 7, 2015 @ 9:44 am. Id of earthquake: us100044la. Event ids that are associated: us100044la. Exact location, longitude -98.9506° West, latitude 16.9105° North, depth = 64.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:44:09 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Olinalá, Atliaca, Chilpancingo de los Bravos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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