A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:36 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7678° West, 16.0706° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 17:38:36 / July 17, 2019 @ 5:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600051ch. Unique identifier: us600051ch.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pinotepa de Don Luis, San Luis Acatlán, Cruz Grande.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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