A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 12:48:09 / January 15, 2019 @ 12:48 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:48:09 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -95.773 West, latitude 15.6803 North, depth = 25.05 km. Event id: us2000j434. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j434. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.05 km (16 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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