A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 127 km SSW of Santa María Chico Ometepec, Mexico (79 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -98.3289° West, 15.0758° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bg6m. Id of event: us6000bg6m. The temblor was reported at 20:15:00 / 8:15 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: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 20:15:00 / August 17, 2020 @ 8:15 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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