A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.07 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:19:34 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000akm6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000akm6. Exact location of event, longitude -94.6261 West, latitude 15.7276 North, depth = 39.07 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 07:19:34 / September 12, 2017 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Paredón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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