A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Francisco del Mar Viejo in Mexico on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.59 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:30:22 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 09:30:22 / February 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am. Event id: us6000dkcp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkcp. Exact location of event, depth 47.59 km, -94.6837° West, 15.5835° North.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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