A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:32:40 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008rbm. Unique identifier: us70008rbm. Global time and date of event 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 03:32:40 / April 8, 2020 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -93.9634° West, 15.5718° North, depth 53.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.54 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Chahuite, Pijijiapan. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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