A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ajua. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajua. Exact location of event, longitude -94.9976 West, latitude 15.5274 North, depth = 39.64 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:37 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 04:37:37 / September 11, 2017 @ 4:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.64 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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