A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 08:23:53 / February 26, 2020 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:23:53 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.2189° West, 16.0434° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089wy. Id of event: us600089wy.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Xadani, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 13 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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