A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Crucecita in Mexico. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:11:18 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahl5. Unique identifier: us6000ahl5. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 03:11:18 / June 24, 2020 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -96.0821 West, latitude 15.652 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, San Pedro Pochutla, Santa María Xadani (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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