A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -94.481 West, latitude 16.0715 North, depth = 30.76 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/18 / 2018-05-12 12:41:06 / May 12, 2018 @ 12:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:06 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.76 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000e3l6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e3l6.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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