A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pueblo Viejo in Mexico on Tuesday. Event id: us7000derr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000derr. Exact location of earthquake, -100.3883° West, 17.6806° North, depth 66.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 02:35:17 / March 2, 2021 @ 2:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.06 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:17 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tecpan de Galeana (c. 14 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bajos del Ejido, Zumpango del Río, Cutzamala de Pinzón (min 5000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km WNW of Pueblo Viejo, Mexico.
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