A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cuapinolito (Azulillo) in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 20:32:04 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -96.2941° West, 15.7217° North, depth 9.42 km. Global time and date of event 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 20:32:04 / August 26, 2020 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bfty. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfty. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.42 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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