A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from El Coyul in Mexico. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:23 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -95.8883 West, latitude 15.983 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 17:45:23 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000ahcl. Event ids that are associated: us6000ahcl. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km NW of El Coyul, Mexico.
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