A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Nuevo Churumuco in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.84 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 17:25:26 / June 16, 2019 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600041f4. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041f4. The temblor was picked up at 11:25:26 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -101.6093 West, latitude 18.7918 North, depth = 89.84 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Uruapan (c. 237 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pátzcuaro (c. 49 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ario de Rosales (c. 14 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morelos, Nahuatzén, Tancítaro.
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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