A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from El Ocotito in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.66 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 07:29:34 / February 13, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:29:34 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008jh0. Event ids that are associated: us20008jh0. Exact location of event, depth 56.66 km, -99.5929° West, 17.3413° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malinaltepec, Copalillo, San Jerónimo de Juárez (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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