A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from San José del Progreso in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.95 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c6bc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6bc. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7931 West, latitude 15.8343 North, depth = 19.95 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 16:49:09 / September 15, 2020 @ 4:49 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:49:09 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas de Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Santa Catarina Juquila.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km SSW of San José del Progreso, Mexico.
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