A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Guichicovi in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.52 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -95.1367 West, latitude 16.9487 North, depth = 116.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007qt8. Id of event: us10007qt8. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:36:20 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 00:36:20 / December 22, 2016 @ 12:36 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salina Cruz, Las Amilpas, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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