A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 17:06:53 / January 16, 2021 @ 5:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.0556° West, latitude 15.7704° North, depth = 34.25 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:53 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0p2. Unique identifier: us7000d0p2. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.25 km (21 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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