A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa María Acatepec in Mexico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us6000df07. Event ids that are associated: us6000df07. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:10:02 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4995 West, latitude 16.0789 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 01:10:02 / February 6, 2021 @ 1:10 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Pinotepa de Don Luis, Brisas de Zicatela. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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