A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000atqq. Unique identifier: us2000atqq. Exact location, longitude -94.9873° West, latitude 16.6593° North, depth = 8.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 23:06:34 / September 23, 2017 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:06:34 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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