A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.6158 West, latitude 16.9236 North, depth = 120.35 km. The temblor was reported at 11:00:00 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h8r3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h8r3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.35 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 17:00:00 / September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Chahuite, El Espinal (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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