A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 16:49:24 / March 11, 2020 @ 4:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:49:24 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -96.3888° West, 15.7578° North, depth 31.13 km. Id of earthquake: us60008dr6. Event ids that are associated: us60008dr6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.13 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km ENE of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico.
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