A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 14:44:59 / October 24, 2019 @ 2:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000625x. Id of event: us6000625x. The temblor was picked up at 08:44:59 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.93 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -93.149° West, 15.5553° North, depth 90.93 km.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Huixtla, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 18 km SSE of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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