A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from El Carrizal in Mexico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.16 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:01:03 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a401. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a401. Exact location of event, longitude -95.1248 West, latitude 15.3759 North, depth = 17.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 04:01:03 / May 27, 2020 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SSE of El Carrizal, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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