A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.03 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:29:24 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0143 West, latitude 16.0182 North, depth = 42.03 km. Event id: us2000jcvk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcvk. Global time and date of event 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 00:29:24 / January 13, 2019 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Jalapa, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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