A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Palos Blancos in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.6993 West, latitude 16.8689 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:33:33 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 03:33:33 / January 9, 2021 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d6xs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6xs.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo), Ixtapa, El Coacoyul. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Jeronimito (c. 6 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Coacoyul (c. 5 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ixtapa (c. 5 200 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km SSW of Palos Blancos, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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