A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Atoyac de Alvarez in Mexico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 08:00:52 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.24 km (43 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 14:00:52 / March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jcwk. Event ids that are associated: us1000jcwk. Exact location of event, depth 69.24 km, -100.2932° West, 17.4829° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atliaca, Tixtla de Guerrero, Arcelia. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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