A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from San Andrés Playa Encantada (El Podrido) in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 10:15:48 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -99.3972° West, 16.2044° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d36h. Unique identifier: us6000d36h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 10:15:48 / December 26, 2020 @ 10:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayutla de los Libres, Acapulco de Juárez, Marquelia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop).
Each 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km SSE of San Andrés Playa Encantada (El Podrido), Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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