A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:25 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 09:09:25 / August 23, 2019 @ 9:09 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.29 km (43 miles). Event id: us700057hj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700057hj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.6434° West, 17.2457° North, depth 69.29 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Nanchital, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km ENE of Palomares, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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