A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.01 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000amdz. Unique identifier: us2000amdz. Exact location, longitude -94.8439° West, latitude 15.4623° North, depth = 51.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 14:33:43 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:33:43 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, San Mateo del Mar. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 83 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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