A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from El Coyul in Mexico on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.14 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:20:24 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.6694° West, latitude 15.6583° North, depth = 35.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 16:20:24 / June 23, 2020 @ 4:20 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000af1t. Unique identifier: us7000af1t.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, San Pedro Pochutla, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SSE of El Coyul, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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