A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from El Palmarcito in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqd1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqd1. Exact location of event, depth 35.93 km, -93.6804° West, 15.0299° North. The temblor was detected at 13:05:23 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.93 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 13:05:23 / November 19, 2020 @ 1:05 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Pijijiapan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 72 km SW of El Palmarcito, Mexico.
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