A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 08:55:43 / November 24, 2016 @ 8:55 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007c1v. Unique identifier: us10007c1v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:55:43 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -98.3235° West, 16.297° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putla Villa de Guerrero, Copala, San Luis Acatlán. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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