US Geological Survey during COVID-19 [featured] 20200623

7.4 magnitude quake on west coast of Mexico

The US Geological Survey has reported a 7.4 magnitude quake on the west coast of Mexico, 12 kilometers south-southwest of Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico.

Location of a 7.4 magnitude earthquake on the west coast of Mexico. Map courtesy of the US Geological Survey.
Location of a 7.4 magnitude earthquake on the west coast of Mexico. Map courtesy of the US Geological Survey.

Tsunami waves have been observed but no danger is forecast for the West Coat of the United States. The State of Hawaii may see tsunami waves lower than 0.3 meters in height.

Tsunami waves from 0.3 to 1 meter above tide level are possible for some areas of the west coast of Mexico.

Tsunami waves if lower height may be experienced for the coasts of Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru.