A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Monday. Event id: us7000bf4g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bf4g. The temblor was reported at 00:28:28 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 00:28:28 / August 31, 2020 @ 12:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.8401 West, latitude 15.6247 North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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