A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.7987° West, latitude 17.2239° North, depth = 123.24 km. Unique identifier: us70005ngc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ngc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 10:45:45 / September 29, 2019 @ 10:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.24 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:45:45 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Minatitlan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 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 twenty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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