A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 11:53:18 / April 25, 2018 @ 11:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.0013° West, 15.8474° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000dx4u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dx4u. The temblor was detected at 05:53:18 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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