A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.05 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:16:09 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hs23. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hs23. Global time and date of event 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 06:16:09 / November 15, 2018 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 19.05 km, -95.1961° West, 16.1386° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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