A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.515 West, latitude 15.6198 North, depth = 49.29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 00:27:56 / April 4, 2019 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:27:56 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.29 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k9zd. Unique identifier: us2000k9zd.
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Salina Cruz, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 six and in the last 365 days sixty-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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