A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Union Hidalgo in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000atvl. Unique identifier: us2000atvl. Exact location of earthquake, -94.9034° West, 16.4793° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 07:59:43 / September 24, 2017 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:59:43 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec. The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km W of Union Hidalgo, Mexico.
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