A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Acapulco de Juarez in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007k0a. Event ids that are associated: us70007k0a. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 07:01:52 / January 30, 2020 @ 7:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:01:52 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -100.1281° West, latitude 16.6651° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tierra Colorada, El Súchil, Tecpan de Galeana (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 33 km SW of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico.
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