A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 06:03:33 / September 17, 2017 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.57 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -95.0121° West, 16.1058° North, depth 52.57 km. Event id: us2000apf6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:03:33 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 10 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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