A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 18:53:48 / September 26, 2017 @ 6:53 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:48 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.93 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.6447° West, 16.6113° North, depth 100.93 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000av1t. Id of event: us2000av1t.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arriaga, Jalapa, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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