A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Santa Maria Huazolotitlan in Mexico on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:43:07 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 07:43:07 / January 12, 2020 @ 7:43 am. Exact location, longitude -97.9885° West, latitude 16.0251° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006yn8. Unique identifier: us70006yn8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ometepec, Santa Catarina Juquila, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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