A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.91 km (27 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:49 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.8977 West, latitude 15.7589 North, depth = 42.91 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 06:25:49 / July 17, 2019 @ 6:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004m2p. Event ids that are associated: us70004m2p.
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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