A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Bajos de Chila in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1d2. Id of event: us7000d1d2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.23 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.23 km, -97.2682° West, 15.9086° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 12:12:14 / January 19, 2021 @ 12:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:12:14 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santiago Jamiltepec (min 5000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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