A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us10006lbx. Event ids that are associated: us10006lbx. Exact location of event, longitude -98.8346 West, latitude 16.1007 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 07:55:05 / August 13, 2016 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:55:05 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Ometepec, San Luis Acatlán. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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