A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000jcw0. Event ids that are associated: us2000jcw0. The temblor was detected at 07:47:39 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 14:47:39 / January 27, 2019 @ 2:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.0085 West, latitude 16.5248 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Grande, El Ocotito, Atoyac de Álvarez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop).
Each 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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