A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:32:59 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 01:32:59 / April 7, 2018 @ 1:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.233 West, latitude 16.0366 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us1000dwsf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dwsf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, Unión Hidalgo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
Every 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 seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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