A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Pedro Jicayan in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.53 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003wbh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003wbh. Global time and date of event 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 15:25:42 / June 6, 2019 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:25:42 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.092 West, latitude 16.4619 North, depth = 21.53 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Copala, Santa Catarina Juquila. Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Santiago Juxtlahuaca (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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