A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.33 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 140.33 km, -94.6392° West, 17.2048° North. The temblor was picked up at 09:30:35 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004d3s. Unique identifier: us70004d3s. Global time and date of event 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 15:30:35 / June 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 56 km (35 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 45 km E of Palomares, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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