A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 05:42:46 / January 14, 2020 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:46 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.06 km (44 miles). 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: us70006zid. Id of event: us70006zid. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.554 West, latitude 15.8104 North, depth = 71.06 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Angel Albino Corzo, Chahuite, Nueva Palestina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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