A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San José del Progreso in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -97.716 West, latitude 16.1614 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 23:27:21 / September 28, 2020 @ 11:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:21 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c2ch. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2ch.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ometepec, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria, Brisas de Zicatela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km NNW of San José del Progreso, Mexico.
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