A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Santa Maria Huazolotitlan in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 08:51:52 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 15:51:52 / September 22, 2018 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3qj. Unique identifier: us1000h3qj. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0499° West, 15.7782° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria, Pinotepa de Don Luis. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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