A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 12:39:57 / April 1, 2020 @ 12:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -96.0201° West, 16.0889° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008kdh. Event ids that are associated: us70008kdh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:39:57 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ejutla de Crespo, San Dionisio Ocotepec, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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