A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.05 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bpq3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bpq3. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3583° West, 15.7263° North, depth 74.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:04 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 12:55:04 / November 16, 2017 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Unión Hidalgo, San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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