A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mapastepec in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 08:43:18 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/15 / 2015-06-06 13:43:18 / June 6, 2015 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20002qbr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002qbr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.65 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -93.0418 West, latitude 15.1638 North, depth = 93.65 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tapachula, Motozintla de Mendoza, Angel Albino Corzo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km SSW of Mapastepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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