A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sector H Tres in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.1063 West, latitude 15.584 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 event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 19:36:31 / August 21, 2020 @ 7:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:36:31 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bimq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bimq.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Santa María Xadani, Santa María Huatulco.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSE of Sector H Tres, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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