A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -95.2208° West, 16.0635° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089wz. Id of event: us600089wz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 08:33:24 / February 26, 2020 @ 8:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:33:24 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (8 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, Santa María Xadani.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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. 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: 11 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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