A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Unique identifier: us6000634r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000634r. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 03:42:04 / October 26, 2019 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:04 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.9427° West, latitude 16.0296° North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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