A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Chahuite in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3698 West, latitude 16.1522 North, depth = 76.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.45 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003ip4. Event ids that are associated: us70003ip4. The temblor was reported at 20:47:04 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 02:47:04 / May 9, 2019 @ 2:47 am.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Cintalapa de Figueroa, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-four 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.
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