A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:51:16 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 00:51:16 / September 13, 2017 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.3188° West, latitude 15.5954° North, depth = 29.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000al7s. Unique identifier: us2000al7s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.98 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Xadani, Crucecita, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 64 km SSW of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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