A light earthquake with magnitude 4.52 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:32:44 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:32:44 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.38 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6755 West, latitude 31.4711667 North, depth = 8.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39347703. Id of event: ci39347703.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Vicente Guerrero (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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