A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Benito Juárez in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.2487 West, latitude 15.8621 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 20:06:23 / June 24, 2020 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aacd. Unique identifier: us7000aacd. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:23 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz. The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 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 twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Benito Juárez, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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