A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:34:45 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006cca. Id of event: us70006cca. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -96.5326° West, 15.8376° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 02:34:45 / November 24, 2019 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Santa Catarina Juquila, Ejutla de Crespo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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