A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Marquelia in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/16 / 2016-08-11 09:38:17 / August 11, 2016 @ 9:38 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006cvy. Unique identifier: us10006cvy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -98.8835 West, latitude 16.6194 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:17 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pinotepa de Don Luis, El Ocotito, Quechultenango. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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