A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us7000bgy1. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgy1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:23:30 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 02:23:30 / August 7, 2020 @ 2:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, -95.1849° West, 15.9891° North, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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