A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -93.6839 West, latitude 15.8638 North, depth = 79.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100078cn. Ids that are associated to the event: us100078cn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 17:27:09 / November 15, 2016 @ 5:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.73 km (50 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:09 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Cintalapa de Figueroa, Jiquipilas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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