A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:36 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.71 km, -95.1141° West, 16.7132° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.71 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkqw. Id of event: us2000bkqw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 05:05:36 / November 9, 2017 @ 5:05 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km S of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico.
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