A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000b2l4. Event ids that are associated: us2000b2l4. Exact location of event, depth 101.54 km, -95.1959° West, 16.6649° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:01 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.54 km (63 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 20:29:01 / October 7, 2017 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NW of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico.
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