A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 100 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico (62 miles). Unique identifier: us20004xcw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004xcw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.7346 West, latitude 14.9348 North, depth = 18.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.23 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:53:31 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 17:53:31 / January 11, 2016 @ 5:53 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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