A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.25 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:08:41 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.9228° West, latitude 16.6784° North, depth = 58.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000avrg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avrg. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 05:08:41 / September 28, 2017 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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