Gentle 4.5 quake hits close to San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Mexico
Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 00:18
00:18 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.5 quake OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO, 17 Nov 5.57 pm (GMT -6)
Simply 20 minutes in the past, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck close to the village of Cachimbo, Mexico. The tremor was recorded within the afternoon on Tuesday 17 November 2020 at 5.57 pm native time, at a shallow depth of 18 km beneath the floor.
The occasion was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the primary seismological company to report it.
Primarily based on the preliminary seismic information, the quake mustn’t have brought on any important injury, however was most likely felt by many individuals as mild vibration within the space of the epicenter. Weak shaking may need been felt in Cachimbo (pop. 100) situated 92 km from the epicenter, San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop. 4,000) 94 km away, Pesquería Rancho Salinas (pop. 600) 97 km away, Santa María del Mar (pop. 800) 97 km away, La Gloria (pop. 1,800) 98 km away, Cerro Grande (pop. 500) 98 km away, Reforma Agraria Integral (pop. 300) 99 km away, and Santa Rita (Santa Rita del Mar) (pop. 500) 99 km away.
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Date & time: Tue, 17 Nov 23:57 UTC
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.39°N / 94.58°W
Major information supply: EMSC