A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Placeres del Oro in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.26 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.9954 West, latitude 18.0332 North, depth = 65.26 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:33:22 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000am5f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am5f. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 03:33:22 / July 12, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arcelia, Ixtapa, San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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