A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Coalcoman de Matamoros in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:08:16 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aa85. Unique identifier: us2000aa85. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.2498 West, latitude 18.2439 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 17:08:16 / August 21, 2017 @ 5:08 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Aguililla (c. 9 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Coahuayana Viejo (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguililla, Coahuayana Viejo, Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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