A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ixhuatan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000aihy. Event ids that are associated: us2000aihy. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 00:23:21 / September 9, 2017 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3661° West, 16.2045° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 18:23:21 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Cintalapa de Figueroa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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