A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 22:55:08 / 10:55 pm (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 50.57 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -95.1618° West, latitude 16.3148° North, depth = 50.57 km. Global time and date of event 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 04:55:08 / October 23, 2017 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bh04. Event ids that are associated: us2000bh04.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km ESE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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