A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quetzalapa in Mexico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 14:36:05 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d34y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d34y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 14:36:05 / January 25, 2021 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.5046° West, latitude 16.7624° North, depth = 35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Jamiltepec, Tlapa de Comonfort, Santiago Juxtlahuaca (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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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