A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 10:04:36 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 16:04:36 / December 2, 2019 @ 4:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -98.373° West, latitude 16.1259° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70006fai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fai. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis Acatlán, Copala, Marquelia (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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