A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -95.1678 West, latitude 16.7473 North, depth = 117.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 16:41:52 / September 5, 2019 @ 4:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cea. Id of event: us70005cea. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:52 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.6 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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