A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Loreto in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 14:59:44 / January 20, 2021 @ 2:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d1nc. Event ids that are associated: us7000d1nc. The temblor was picked up at 14:59:44 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -110.9542 West, latitude 26.5481 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Loreto (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NNE of Loreto, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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