A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Cabeza de Toro in Mexico on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 08:56:14 / February 8, 2021 @ 8:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 68.44 km, -94.0149° West, 15.6301° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfjh. Id of event: us6000dfjh. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:56:14 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.44 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan, San Pedro Tapanatepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
Every 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 42 km SW of Cabeza de Toro, Mexico.
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