A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 11:58:15 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9836 West, latitude 15.8628 North, depth = 17.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.22 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 11:58:15 / November 12, 2020 @ 11:58 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cdsa. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdsa.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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