A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 13:40:08 / September 10, 2017 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:40:08 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ajf3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajf3. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -98.597° West, 15.6348° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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