A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:59:53 / 10:59 pm (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 56.81 km, -95.2217° West, 16.0945° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arra. Unique identifier: us2000arra. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.81 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 04:59:53 / September 4, 2017 @ 4:59 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 8 km SSW of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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