A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santiago Xanica in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us6000c5zs. Event ids that are associated: us6000c5zs. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -96.2373° West, 15.9656° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 06:19:52 / October 6, 2020 @ 6:19 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:19:52 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas de Zicatela, Ejutla de Crespo, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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