A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Las Amilpas in Mexico. Global time and date of event 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 22:47:20 / December 16, 2018 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 122.1 km, -94.5476° West, 16.4267° North. Unique identifier: us2000iu8d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iu8d. The temblor was detected at 16:47:20 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.1 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz. Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km NE of Las Amilpas, Mexico.
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