A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Xaltianguis in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 00:09:36 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000493e. Event ids that are associated: us7000493e. Exact location of event, longitude -99.6844 West, latitude 16.9685 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 06:09:36 / July 3, 2019 @ 6:09 am.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tlacotepec, Zitlala, Chilapa de Alvarez.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SE of Xaltianguis, Mexico.
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