A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ayzt. Unique identifier: us1000ayzt. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:33 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -98.96 West, latitude 15.7775 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 12:07:33 / October 31, 2017 @ 12:07 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria, Copala, Marquelia (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-one 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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