A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Zacualpan in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 09:27:53 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.96 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 15:27:53 / February 27, 2019 @ 3:27 pm. Event id: us1000jaga. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jaga. Exact location of earthquake, -100.4471° West, 16.9716° North, depth 16.96 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Súchil (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xaltianguis, Kilómetro 30, Acapulco de Juárez (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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