A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -95.9902° West, latitude 16.408° North, depth = 57.63 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:55 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.63 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 10:19:55 / April 22, 2019 @ 10:19 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003a6e. Event ids that are associated: us70003a6e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tlacolula de Matamoros (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Salina Cruz, Ejutla de Crespo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km ENE of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico.
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