A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Guerrero, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Guerrero, Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 65.25 km, -98.7157° West, 16.9708° North. Event id: us10008run. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008run. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:18 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 13:14:18 / May 12, 2017 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.25 km (41 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Pinotepa de Don Luis, Tixtla de Guerrero. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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