A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:00:50 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000cm35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cm35. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.15 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 09:00:50 / January 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8939 West, latitude 15.9272 North, depth = 41.15 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Jalapa, Chahuite (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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