A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:17:04 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 45.09 km, -95.197° West, 15.669° North. Id of earthquake: us2000ahz1. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahz1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.09 km (28 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:17:04 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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