A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from La Esperanza (El Zapotal) in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.73 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7te. Unique identifier: us6000c7te. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.1359 West, latitude 15.1186 North, depth = 43.73 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:38:31 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 16:38:31 / October 12, 2020 @ 4:38 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nueva Palestina (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Madero, Nueva Palestina, Huehuetán (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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