A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5875 West, latitude 16.2908 North, depth = 60.06 km. The temblor was reported at 04:40:35 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008l2z. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008l2z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.06 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 10:40:35 / February 21, 2017 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayutla de los Libres, Santiago Jamiltepec, Cruz Grande. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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