A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.59 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 21:31:37 / September 30, 2019 @ 9:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p3x. Unique identifier: us70005p3x. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:37 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9474 West, latitude 15.8591 North, depth = 38.59 km.
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 38 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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