A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Asuncion Ixtaltepec in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:02:50 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 15:02:50 / September 24, 2017 @ 3:02 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atyb. Id of event: us2000atyb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9623 West, latitude 16.5258 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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