A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Mapastepec in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 03:13:59 / June 11, 2017 @ 3:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:13:59 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009ltn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ltn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.222 West, latitude 14.8506 North, depth = 36.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.81 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan, Huehuetán, Huixtla. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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