A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Thursday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:08 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.4155 West, latitude 15.6751 North, depth = 14.77 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0wh. Id of event: us2000a0wh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 19:53:08 / July 20, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.77 km (9 miles).
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crucecita, Santa María Xadani, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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