A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:49:11 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.04 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9947 West, latitude 16.2277 North, depth = 41.04 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 15:49:11 / November 2, 2017 @ 3:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bfnb. Unique identifier: us2000bfnb.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km N of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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