A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Vicente Coatlan in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.0254 West, latitude 16.3318 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us60007elk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007elk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 10:47:52 / January 24, 2020 @ 10:47 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:52 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pinotepa de Don Luis, Villa de Etla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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