A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:06:15 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.798 West, latitude 15.8932 North, depth = 52.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:06:15 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai0k. Unique identifier: us2000ai0k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.08 km (32 miles).
Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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