A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from San Miguel Quetzaltepec in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.594° West, 17.097° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:09 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 00:50:09 / April 22, 2020 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us700091ex. Event ids that are associated: us700091ex.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Playa Vicente (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec, Playa Vicente (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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