A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Patambó in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 04:13:04 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000an5l. Id of event: us7000an5l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 04:13:04 / July 14, 2020 @ 4:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.8217 West, latitude 17.9189 North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ixtapa, Tlacotepec, Atoyac de Álvarez. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km S of Patambó, Mexico.
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