A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Matias Romero in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 85.69 km, -94.9477° West, 16.775° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:03:16 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.69 km (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dz4c. Unique identifier: us1000dz4c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/18 / 2018-05-06 03:03:16 / May 6, 2018 @ 3:03 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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