A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Juchitan de Zaragoza in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 02:47:48 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000b2yz. Id of event: us2000b2yz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/17 / 2017-10-09 08:47:48 / October 9, 2017 @ 8:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.0583° West, 16.3877° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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