A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4313 West, latitude 15.8481 North, depth = 71.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 11:50:22 / September 24, 2017 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.6 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us2000atx1. Unique identifier: us2000atx1. The temblor was reported at 05:50:22 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Salina Cruz, Unión Hidalgo. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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