A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Oaxaca, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 03:49:11 / January 2, 2019 @ 3:49 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000izrt. Unique identifier: us2000izrt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.5233 West, latitude 15.6562 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:49:11 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Paredón. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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