A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Vicente Coatlan in Mexico. Event id: us2000gckx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gckx. The temblor was reported at 06:48:29 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -96.9358 West, latitude 16.2717 North, depth = 46.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 12:48:29 / July 24, 2018 @ 12:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.77 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María del Tule, Santa Cruz Amilpas, Oaxaca de Juárez (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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.
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