A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000blxl. Id of event: us1000blxl. Exact location, longitude -98.8358° West, latitude 16.0942° North, depth = 24.96 km. Global time and date of event 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 13:45:18 / November 21, 2017 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.96 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:45:18 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Ometepec, San Luis Acatlán.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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