A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100069ek. Id of event: us100069ek. The temblor was detected at 03:00:33 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -99.7262° West, 16.9031° North, depth 41.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.99 km (26 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/16 / 2016-08-02 08:00:33 / August 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilapa de Alvarez, Atliaca, Copala. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 ten 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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