A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 00:00:51 / October 27, 2017 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.17 km (26 miles). Event id: us2000bh54. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bh54. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:00:51 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8717 West, latitude 15.1993 North, depth = 41.17 km.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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