A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b3m. Id of event: us10004b3m. The temblor was reported at 19:51:06 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 01:51:06 / January 4, 2016 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0976 West, latitude 15.9295 North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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