A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Acala in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 09:41:33 / April 29, 2020 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009afu. Id of event: us70009afu. The temblor was reported at 03:41:33 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.8564 West, latitude 16.5018 North, depth = 217.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.32 km (135 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ocosingo (c. 28 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petalcingo, Yajalón, Ocosingo (min 5000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SW of Acala, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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