A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.43 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dexp. Event ids that are associated: us6000dexp. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:21:08 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3099 West, latitude 16.517 North, depth = 109.43 km. Global time and date of event 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 18:21:08 / January 21, 2021 @ 6:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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