A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Venustiano Carranza (Peña Blanca) in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 18:36:26 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deh6. Id of event: us6000deh6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 122.69 km (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -94.7696° West, 17.6696° North, depth 122.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 18:36:26 / February 4, 2021 @ 6:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Matías Romero, Colonia Rincón Viejo, Catemaco (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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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