A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Rizo de Oro in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bl22. Event ids that are associated: us7000bl22. Exact location of event, depth 185.89 km, -92.4473° West, 15.9906° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:47:43 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 12:47:43 / September 10, 2020 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 185.89 km (116 miles).
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huixtla, Tacaná, Concepción (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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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