A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from El Súchil in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -100.6877° West, 17.423° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:36:21 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5cm. Unique identifier: us6000c5cm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 03:36:21 / October 4, 2020 @ 3:36 am.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from San Jerónimo de Juárez (c. 7 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from El Súchil (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Coacoyul, Tlacotepec, Ajuchitlán del Progreso (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NNW of El Súchil, Mexico.
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