A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Coyuquilla Norte in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us7000d3pw. Event ids that are associated: us7000d3pw. Exact location of event, depth 50.95 km, -100.8015° West, 17.7003° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:58:48 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.95 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 20:58:48 / January 18, 2021 @ 8:58 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ixtapa, Cutzamala de Pinzón, Arcelia.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 44 km NE of Coyuquilla Norte, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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