A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ildefonso Amatlán in Mexico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.5029 West, latitude 16.3127 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahm4. Id of event: us6000ahm4. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:50 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 03:44:50 / June 24, 2020 @ 3:44 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oaxaca de Juárez, Tlalixtac de Cabrera, Santa Cruz Amilpas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SSW of San Ildefonso Amatlán, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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