A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 07:39:37 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095ve. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095ve. The epicenter was at a depth of 171.77 km (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 171.77 km, -92.8297° West, 16.023° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 13:39:37 / July 2, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Margaritas, Motozintla de Mendoza, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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