A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 20:29:13 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.74 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 02:29:13 / November 24, 2019 @ 2:29 am. Exact location of event, longitude -96.5228 West, latitude 15.9395 North, depth = 33.74 km. Id of earthquake: us70006cc4. Event ids that are associated: us70006cc4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo Huixtepec, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, San Dionisio Ocotepec (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Pablo Huixtepec (c. 8 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km NNW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico.
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