A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000bh8h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bh8h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 01:56:49 / October 29, 2017 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -95.2807° West, 16.3429° North, depth 45.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:49 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.43 km (28 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, Colonia Rincón Viejo. Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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