A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from La Gloria in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 11:25:53 / March 12, 2021 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dilx. Id of event: us7000dilx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.24 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3083 West, latitude 15.7564 North, depth = 58.24 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:25:53 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of La Gloria, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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