A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from El Coyul in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.9111 West, latitude 15.9719 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:36 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 20:54:36 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:54 pm. Unique identifier: us6000ahft. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahft. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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