A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Zacualpa in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de57. Unique identifier: us6000de57. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:52:59 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 09:52:59 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 106.54 km, -92.6313° West, 15.2005° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.54 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ocós, Nuevo Progreso, La Libertad. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km N of Zacualpa, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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