A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Copalillo in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -99.2832° West, 18.0146° North, depth 43.56 km. The temblor was detected at 08:07:14 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.56 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70006u06. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006u06. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 14:07:14 / December 16, 2019 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juan Morales, Tres de Mayo, Cuautla Morelos. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cuautla Morelos (c. 146 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Iguala de la Independencia (c. 112 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Temixco (c. 91 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taxco de Alarcón (c. 53 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 37 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Copalillo, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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