A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -100.0323° West, 16.7323° North. Global time and date of event 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 07:09:01 / January 30, 2020 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007jv9. Id of event: us60007jv9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:09:01 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Súchil, Tecpan de Galeana, El Ocotito. Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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