A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Huachichil in Mexico on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:09:19 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 19:09:19 / July 21, 2020 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000asjy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000asjy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -100.8871° West, 24.9472° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Saltillo (c. 621 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Catarina (c. 254 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Pedro Garza Garcia (c. 122 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ramos Arizpe (c. 38 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 36 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arteaga (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Garza Garcia, Santa Catarina, Santiago (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km SSW of Huachichil, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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