A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 102 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -93.6915° West, 14.8899° North, depth 38.34 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009p1s. Id of event: us70009p1s. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:56:57 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 08:56:57 / May 23, 2020 @ 8:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.34 km (24 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 102 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico.
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