A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us1000754s. Event ids that are associated: us1000754s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 17:38:35 / October 15, 2016 @ 5:38 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -100.098 West, latitude 16.447 North, depth = 16.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:35 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Xaltianguis (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atoyac de Álvarez, San Jerónimo de Juárez, San Marcos.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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