A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 09:56:33 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.4 km (68 miles). Global time and date of event 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 14:56:33 / August 25, 2016 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20006tve. Event ids that are associated: us20006tve. Exact location, longitude -93.419° West, latitude 15.784° North, depth = 109.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angel Albino Corzo, Arriaga, Nueva Palestina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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