A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. Event id: us2000auh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000auh2. Exact location of earthquake, -94.6543° West, 16.5045° North, depth 58.05 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 14:58:54 / September 23, 2017 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:58:54 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). 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 58.05 km (36 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Arriaga, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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