A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cuauhtémoc in Mexico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 19:52:01 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 19:52:01 / December 14, 2020 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d5y4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5y4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.9 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.8853 West, latitude 17.173 North, depth = 125.9 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coacotla, Soconusco, Acayucan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Oluta (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km N of Cuauhtémoc, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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