A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Mapastepec in Mexico. Global time and date of event 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 07:55:44 / October 10, 2017 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:55:44 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.0851° West, latitude 15.2051° North, depth = 61.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.43 km (38 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000b3f9. Id of event: us2000b3f9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Motozintla de Mendoza, Vida Mejor I, Puerto Madero (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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