A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 12:28:24 / March 21, 2019 @ 12:28 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:28:24 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjri. Id of event: us1000jjri. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.4568° West, 15.5168° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, San Mateo del Mar, Santa María Xadani (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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