A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from San Vicente in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 15:31:39 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.726 West, latitude 31.4091 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39347695, us6000bg04. Unique identifier: us6000bg04. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:31:39 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Quintín, San Felipe, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Quintín (c. 5 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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