A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -95.1594° West, latitude 16.309° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000bgib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bgib. Global time and date of event 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 05:48:15 / October 13, 2017 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:48:15 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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