A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:10 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jea5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jea5. Exact location of event, longitude -95.1134 West, latitude 15.9498 North, depth = 76.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.45 km (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 19:43:10 / March 12, 2019 @ 7:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Jalapa, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 25 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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