A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 08:10:59 / June 8, 2019 @ 8:10 am. The temblor was detected at 02:10:59 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003x58. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003x58. Exact location of earthquake, -100.7487° West, 17.0967° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bajos del Ejido, San Jeronimito, Petatlán (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from El Súchil (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SSW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico.
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