A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:28 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.42 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000azn4. Unique identifier: us2000azn4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.0258° West, latitude 15.6668° North, depth = 21.42 km. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 09:20:28 / September 22, 2017 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asunción Ixtaltepec, Unión Hidalgo, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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