A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.4942 West, latitude 15.8893 North, depth = 17.95 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:00:29 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ajd2. Event ids that are associated: us2000ajd2. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 12:00:29 / September 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.95 km (11 miles).
The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copala, Ometepec, Marquelia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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