A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 22:40:20 / September 11, 2017 @ 10:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.27 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:40:20 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000akfs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akfs. Exact location, longitude -94.4828° West, latitude 15.8446° North, depth = 36.27 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Salina Cruz, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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