A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 04:30:14 / September 16, 2018 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hfck. Unique identifier: us2000hfck. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.3406° West, latitude 16.2587° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:30:14 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Grande, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Copala (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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