A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/15 / 2015-11-06 19:54:50 / November 6, 2015 @ 7:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:50 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003vc8. Event ids that are associated: us10003vc8. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.08 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -95.0395 West, latitude 15.669 North, depth = 41.08 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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