A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:32:57 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hwrr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hwrr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.2971 West, latitude 15.9404 North, depth = 36.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.73 km (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 19:32:57 / November 26, 2018 @ 7:32 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Crucecita, Las Amilpas, Santa María Xadani. Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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