A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Coahuayana in Mexico on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:12:31 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -103.8229 West, latitude 18.6719 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60005m18. Event ids that are associated: us60005m18. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 22:12:31 / September 22, 2019 @ 10:12 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cofradía, Quesería, Pihuamo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 130 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 110 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Coquimatlán (c. 13 100 pop).
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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 16 km WSW of Coahuayana, Mexico.
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