A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Puerto Ángel in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 17:52:15 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:52:15 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -96.5895° West, 15.4288° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aj8y. Event ids that are associated: us7000aj8y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Xadani, Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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