A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:03:27 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.9904° West, 16.0532° North, depth 63.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bv5j. Unique identifier: us2000bv5j. 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 63.74 km (40 miles). Global time and date of event 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 22:03:27 / November 27, 2017 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colonia Rincón Viejo, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Matías Romero (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 16 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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