A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 00:41:22 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009aam. Unique identifier: us70009aam. Exact location of event, longitude -98.427 West, latitude 15.9948 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 07:41:22 / May 5, 2020 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copala, Marquelia, Ometepec (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 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 twenty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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