A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -96.5894° West, latitude 15.8892° North, depth = 33.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 13:50:46 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dmy. Id of event: us60008dmy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.2 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:50:46 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Santa Catarina Juquila, Ejutla de Crespo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km NW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico.
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