A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa María Zapotitlán in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 15:29:05 / June 23, 2020 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.31 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 23.31 km, -95.9094° West, 16.0352° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Santa María Zapotitlán in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:29:05 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qcdxol, pt20175001, us6000ah9t. Id of event: us6000ah9t.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 144 km (89 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 141 km (88 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 132 km (82 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 139 km (86 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Catarina Juquila, Oaxaca de Juárez, Las Amilpas.
Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 SSW of Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico.
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