A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -98.8424 West, latitude 16.1347 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 18:50:02 / March 21, 2020 @ 6:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008dnb. Unique identifier: us70008dnb. The temblor was reported at 11:50:02 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Ometepec, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SSW of Tecoanapa, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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