A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 38.61 km, -95.0508° West, 16.6049° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 21:35:40 / September 2, 2018 @ 9:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.61 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:35:40 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h6yc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h6yc.
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). 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 Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico.
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