A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Venta in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 06:29:01 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 06:29:01 / September 14, 2020 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.37 km (60 miles). Event id: us6000c6ba. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6ba. Exact location of earthquake, -94.8542° West, 16.5861° North, depth 96.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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