A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.69 km, -94.9729° West, 15.6003° North. Event id: us2000atgc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atgc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.69 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 03:34:27 / September 23, 2017 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:34:27 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (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 one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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