A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa María Xadani in Mexico. Event id: us7000ai9z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai9z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.03 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:52 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 12:58:52 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.0484 West, latitude 15.8609 North, depth = 26.03 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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