A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:10:45 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 18:10:45 / November 21, 2019 @ 6:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -94.8217° West, latitude 15.8835° North, depth = 40.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006b70. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006b70. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.84 km (25 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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