A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:49:39 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000aq4m. Event ids that are associated: us2000aq4m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.99 km (34 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 17:49:39 / September 18, 2017 @ 5:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.2066 West, latitude 15.6332 North, depth = 53.99 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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