A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Zihuatanejo in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us70003fht. Event ids that are associated: us70003fht. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.5267 West, latitude 17.7543 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 03:50:57 / May 2, 2019 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:50:57 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, La Orilla, Guacamayas. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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