A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from La Línea in Mexico on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:55:22 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 86.4 km (54 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c0ec. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0ec. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.095 West, latitude 15.847 North, depth = 86.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 03:55:22 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel anything?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 32 km SSW of La Línea, Mexico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.