A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 19:11:14 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 01:11:14 / September 10, 2017 @ 1:11 am. Event id: us2000aj47. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aj47. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.56 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.6341° West, 16.7634° North, depth 28.56 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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 earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km N of Niltepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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