A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from La Union in Mexico on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 06:48:36 / June 2, 2017 @ 6:48 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -101.9753° West, 17.9018° North. The temblor was picked up at 00:48:36 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009j6i. Event ids that are associated: us20009j6i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mira Tumbiscatio, Petatlán, San Jeronimito. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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