A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from El Embarcadero in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:22:53 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ak87. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ak87. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 17:22:53 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -100.0127 West, latitude 16.9608 North, depth = 35 km.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quechultenango, Tixtla de Guerrero, Zumpango del Río (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1 km WSW of El Embarcadero, Mexico.
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