A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tulcingo del Valle in Mexico on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.92 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10006rqb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rqb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 18:08:58 / September 22, 2016 @ 6:08 pm. Exact location of event, depth 50.92 km, -98.3951° West, 18.0204° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:08:58 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilapa de Alvarez, Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso, Temoac (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Ciudad de Huajuapam de León (c. 47 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Izúcar de Matamoros (c. 42 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Axochiapan (c. 17 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Acatlán de Osorio (c. 16 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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