A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000hhzl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhzl. The temblor was detected at 21:27:48 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 03:27:48 / September 21, 2018 @ 3:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.9459° West, 15.5868° North, depth 43.56 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.56 km (27 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz, San Mateo del Mar. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 68 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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