A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Hidalgo in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.37 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 45.37 km, -92.6368° West, 15.1608° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:24:20 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddw4. Unique identifier: us7000ddw4. Global time and date of event 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:24:20 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coatepeque, San Cristóbal Cucho, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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