A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Arteaga in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -102.5316° West, 18.6023° North, depth 68.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.86 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:29:40 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 03:29:40 / February 11, 2017 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008j3u. Unique identifier: us20008j3u.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Huacana, Tancítaro, Tancítaro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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