A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Oaxaca, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.98 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -96.6169° West, 16.062° North, depth 23.98 km. The temblor was detected at 19:54:10 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 19:54:10 / July 1, 2020 @ 7:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ag4g. Id of event: us7000ag4g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Trinidad Zaachila (c. 12 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tlacolula de Matamoros, Villa de Zaachila, San Pablo Villa de Mitla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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