A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 18:09:51 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000erm8. Unique identifier: us1000erm8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.33 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.9612 West, latitude 16.1314 North, depth = 59.33 km. Global time and date of event 12/06/18 / 2018-06-12 00:09:51 / June 12, 2018 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite, Colonia Rincón Viejo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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