A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 17:33:27 / February 10, 2019 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000jg0p. Event ids that are associated: us2000jg0p. Exact location, longitude -94.7079° West, latitude 15.78° North, depth = 62.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.63 km (39 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:33:27 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 50 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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