A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petatlan in Mexico. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:19 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 01:52:19 / April 7, 2020 @ 1:52 am. Exact location, longitude -101.1898° West, latitude 17.4703° North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008qbg. Unique identifier: us70008qbg.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atoyac de Álvarez, San Jerónimo de Juárez, Tecpan de Galeana (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from El Súchil (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 9 km ESE of Petatlan, Mexico.
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