A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Zapotitlán Lagunas in Mexico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000aeus. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aeus. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:52 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51.16 km, -98.4043° West, 17.8487° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.16 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 04:05:52 / June 30, 2020 @ 4:05 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso, Chilapa de Alvarez, Zitlala. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ciudad de Huajuapam de León (c. 47 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Izúcar de Matamoros (c. 42 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Axochiapan (c. 17 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 10 km N of Zapotitlán Lagunas, Mexico.
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