A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005fwl. Id of event: us70005fwl. Exact location of event, depth 42.79 km, -94.9949° West, 15.8294° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.79 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 15:32:59 / September 13, 2019 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:32:59 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Close 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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