A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Copala in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -99.0915° West, 16.2488° North, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:48 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 02:52:48 / July 2, 2017 @ 2:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095tm. Id of event: us100095tm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ometepec, Ayutla de los Libres, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km SSW of Copala, Mexico.
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