A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from La Esperanza (El Zapotal) in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cb4p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cb4p. The temblor was picked up at 03:59:48 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 03:59:48 / October 22, 2020 @ 3:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -93.568 West, latitude 14.9562 North, depth = 35 km.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan, Mapastepec.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico.
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