A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 04:03:26 / March 12, 2017 @ 4:03 am. The temblor was reported at 22:03:26 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100088gn. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088gn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.14 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 39.14 km, -98.2933° West, 16.5424° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Cruz Grande, Malinaltepec.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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