A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.43 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 00:31:31 / February 22, 2019 @ 12:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.6153° West, 15.7406° North, depth 46.43 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jlbn. Id of event: us2000jlbn. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:31 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Zanatepec.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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