A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 56.16 km, -94.5659° West, 15.9204° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:14:19 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.16 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 10:14:19 / September 10, 2017 @ 10:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajah. Id of event: us2000ajah.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Tonalá, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five 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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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: 35 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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