A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Teziutlan in Mexico on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 21:16:09 / February 8, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4219 West, latitude 19.712 North, depth = 28.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yuq. Id of event: us20004yuq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.09 km (17 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:09 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuapiaxtla de Madero, Rinconada, San Hipólito Xochiltenango (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Xalapa de Enríquez (c. 425 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Poza Rica de Hidalgo (c. 174 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Martínez de la Torre (c. 100 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tlaxcala de Xicohtencatl (c. 84 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Teziutlan (c. 70 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huauchinango (c. 49 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Coatepec (c. 48 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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