A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico (61 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5294 West, latitude 15.5748 North, depth = 8.22 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 13:46:01 / October 15, 2017 @ 1:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:46:01 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bgn6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bgn6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.22 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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