A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. 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 36.72 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 10:00:37 / November 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 36.72 km, -94.6132° West, 15.5687° North. The temblor was detected at 04:00:37 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bm95. Event ids that are associated: us2000bm95.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Amilpas, San Francisco Ixhuatan, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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