A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -93.3333° West, 15.5446° North, depth 91.95 km. Global time and date of event 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 14:29:09 / January 25, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.95 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70007k02. Event ids that are associated: us70007k02. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:09 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Comaltitlán, Paredón, Escuintla. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo (c. 8 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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