A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from El Colomo in Mexico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us10008m0h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m0h. Exact location of earthquake, -104.2604° West, 19.0837° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 12:41:19 / April 29, 2017 @ 12:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:19 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Tijera, Cofradía, San Gabriel. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 130 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 110 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Autlán de Navarro (c. 42 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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