A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crucecita in Mexico. Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 14:31:51 / July 1, 2020 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afvr. Id of event: us7000afvr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:31:51 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.9869° West, 15.7589° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salina Cruz, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 15 km E of Crucecita, Mexico.
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