A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Francisco I. Madero in Mexico on Friday. Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 04:28:46 / May 29, 2020 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 149.76 km (93 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -93.6876° West, 16.8222° North, depth 149.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:46 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a1hr. Event ids that are associated: us6000a1hr.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pueblo Nuevo Jolistahuacan, Rincón Chamula, Paredón. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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