A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -94.917 West, latitude 15.7525 North, depth = 39.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 01:41:49 / January 28, 2021 @ 1:41 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.77 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:41:49 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dexr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dexr.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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