A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 14:04:52 / November 17, 2020 @ 2:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:04:52 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmr4. Id of event: us7000cmr4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.5852° West, latitude 16.6727° North, depth = 14.6 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNE of Niltepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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