A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Helio García Alfaro in Mexico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us6000b5pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5pj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.88 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:29:48 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 22:29:48 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:29 pm. Exact location, longitude -94.2971° West, latitude 17.3473° North, depth = 145.88 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, Acayucan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop). 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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