A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Comitancillo in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 12:56:38 / January 28, 2020 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70007k04. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007k04. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -95.1217° West, latitude 16.4936° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:56:38 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
Did you feel anything?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km ENE of Comitancillo, Mexico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.