A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:46:47 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.02 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000f05i. Id of event: us1000f05i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 08:46:47 / June 24, 2018 @ 8:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.1558 West, latitude 15.6535 North, depth = 43.02 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 56 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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