A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from El Morro in Mexico on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:31:09 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -95.4813° West, 16.1283° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 16:31:09 / June 23, 2020 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahbh. Id of event: us6000ahbh. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Las Amilpas, Matías Romero (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km WNW of El Morro, Mexico.
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