A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from La Orilla in Mexico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000jit8. Event ids that are associated: us2000jit8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -102.8196° West, 17.4382° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 09:29:45 / February 16, 2019 @ 9:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:29:45 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guacamayas, La Orilla, Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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