A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:50:29 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 36.01 km, -96.5042° West, 15.8149° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/19 / 2019-07-07 08:50:29 / July 7, 2019 @ 8:50 am. 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 36.01 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us70004dsc. Event ids that are associated: us70004dsc.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Close 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 Santa Catarina Juquila, Ejutla de Crespo, Puerto Escondido.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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