A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Dionisio del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.71 km (69 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/17 / 2017-12-31 11:42:41 / December 31, 2017 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -94.6878 West, latitude 16.3406 North, depth = 111.71 km. Unique identifier: us1000byhi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000byhi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:42:41 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Arriaga, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km E of San Dionisio del Mar, Mexico.
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