A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.9 km (39 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqiw. Id of event: us2000aqiw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 07:03:02 / September 19, 2017 @ 7:03 am. The temblor was detected at 01:03:02 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 62.9 km, -94.5375° West, 15.711° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, El Espinal, Juchitán de Zaragoza (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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