A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Carlos in Mexico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000c5hp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5hp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 17:13:14 / October 4, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.1488 West, latitude 27.6296 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:13:14 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). 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 San Ignacio Río Muerto, Vicam, Potam (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vicam (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Ignacio Río Muerto (c. 7 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Potam (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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