A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Unique identifier: us1000cgxa. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000cgxa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -94.9729° West, 15.4559° North. The temblor was detected at 01:30:13 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 07:30:13 / January 21, 2018 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 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 eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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