A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 11:22:42 / September 9, 2017 @ 11:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.04 km (43 miles). Event id: us2000ait2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ait2. Exact location of earthquake, -94.601° West, 15.854° North, depth 69.04 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:42 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asunción Ixtaltepec, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Arriaga. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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