A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 16.54 km, -95.0643° West, 16.5688° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:30 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 18:27:30 / November 24, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. Unique identifier: us2000bu41. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bu41. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.54 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 27 km (17 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km ESE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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