A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa María Zapotitlán in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 20:58:21 / November 16, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.79 km (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cmr2. Event ids that are associated: us7000cmr2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:58:21 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.9076 West, latitude 16.0854 North, depth = 38.79 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 7 km SW of Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico.
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