A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d612. Id of event: us1000d612. Exact location, longitude -94.5361° West, latitude 16.5993° North, depth = 92.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:47:24 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.87 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 07:47:24 / March 18, 2018 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cintalapa de Figueroa, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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