A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000dx71. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dx71. Exact location of event, depth 36.07 km, -95.0549° West, 15.7172° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:52:04 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/18 / 2018-04-29 03:52:04 / April 29, 2018 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asunción Ixtaltepec, Unión Hidalgo, Las Amilpas. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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