A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 05:55:23 / November 30, 2017 @ 5:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:55:23 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bj7j. Id of event: us1000bj7j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.83 km (20 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.662° West, latitude 16.5683° North, depth = 32.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putla Villa de Guerrero, San Marcos, Malinaltepec. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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