A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.83 km (25 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000augh. Event ids that are associated: us2000augh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 14:54:11 / September 23, 2017 @ 2:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:54:11 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.6758° West, 16.8376° North, depth 39.83 km.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalapa, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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