A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 17:46:07 / September 16, 2017 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ap76. Event ids that are associated: us2000ap76. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.5591 West, latitude 15.6908 North, depth = 22.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.34 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:46:07 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Santa María Huatulco, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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