A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 06:33:33 / May 18, 2018 @ 6:33 am. The temblor was reported at 00:33:33 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.21° West, latitude 15.4654° North, depth = 51.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.04 km (32 miles). Unique identifier: us1000e7uh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e7uh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Arriaga, Tonalá. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six 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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