A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Guerrero in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -101.8719° West, 17.5283° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 13:43:40 / August 13, 2020 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be14. Id of event: us6000be14. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:40 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Guacamayas, La Orilla. 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 two and in the last 365 days eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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