A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Hueyapan de Ocampo in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 22:56:52 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 04:56:52 / January 30, 2016 @ 4:56 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.31 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -95.3181 West, latitude 18.2128 North, depth = 44.31 km. Event id: us20004wvn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wvn.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coatzacoalcos, Tuxtepec, Minatitlan. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Cosamaloapan de Carpio (c. 28 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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