A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Global time and date of event 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 08:53:31 / September 16, 2017 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -95.4625° West, 15.6992° North, depth 31.39 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:53:31 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000az5g. Unique identifier: us2000az5g. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.39 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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