A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:01:35 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 14:01:35 / September 23, 2017 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -95.1517° West, latitude 16.3353° North, depth = 80.86 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atkk. Id of event: us2000atkk. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.86 km (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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