A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000ga9r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ga9r. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.14 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 30.14 km, -94.9448° West, 16.1208° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:33:45 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 23:33:45 / July 20, 2018 @ 11:33 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, San Pedro Tapanatepec. Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 10 km SE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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