A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, offshore Oaxaca, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Oaxaca, Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 34.88 km, -94.8927° West, 15.5811° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:25:44 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000dd07. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dd07. Global time and date of event 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 16:25:44 / March 13, 2018 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.88 km (22 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Amilpas, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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