A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000d30g. Event ids that are associated: us2000d30g. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 01:54:44 / February 16, 2018 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:54:44 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.871 West, latitude 15.8171 North, depth = 49.11 km. 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 49.11 km (31 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Chahuite. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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