A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Chiapas in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 12:41:59 / January 21, 2021 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -93.1715° West, 15.4743° North, depth 86.72 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:59 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dcvd. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcvd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.72 km (54 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Motozintla de Mendoza, Huehuetán, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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