A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 01:07:05 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8267 West, latitude 15.734 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 07:07:05 / January 13, 2020 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006z2b. Id of event: us70006z2b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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