A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Petatlan in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -101.0451 West, latitude 17.9371 North, depth = 71.64 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:01 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.64 km (45 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000by63. Event ids that are associated: us1000by63. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 14:38:01 / December 30, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcelia, Tecpan de Galeana, El Súchil (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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