A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.82 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008csr. Unique identifier: us70008csr. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 09:03:33 / March 20, 2020 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:03:33 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -95.2252° West, latitude 16.8232° North, depth = 18.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km W of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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