A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tierra Colorada in Mexico on Monday. Unique identifier: us1000bw54. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bw54. Exact location of event, depth 55.61 km, -99.689° West, 17.188° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.61 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/17 / 2017-12-25 20:23:13 / December 25, 2017 @ 8:23 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 14:23:13 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copala, San Jerónimo de Juárez, Cruz Grande. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Tierra Colorada, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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