A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 13:08:21 / April 21, 2019 @ 1:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -98.8618° West, 16.2061° North, depth 18.73 km. The temblor was detected at 06:08:21 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003g1m. Unique identifier: us70003g1m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.73 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayutla de los Libres, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, San Marcos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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