A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 10.64 km, -95.2683° West, 15.6908° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awlh. Unique identifier: us2000awlh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 19:47:47 / September 18, 2017 @ 7:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.64 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:47:47 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Santa María Xadani, Juchitán de Zaragoza. Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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