A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Reforma de Pineda in Mexico on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cb4k. Unique identifier: us7000cb4k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.45 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:46:22 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 01:46:22 / October 22, 2020 @ 1:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 81.45 km, -94.4384° West, 16.3697° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Matías Romero (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km SSE of Reforma de Pineda, Mexico.
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