A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Nueva Palestina in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002xdk. Id of event: us20002xdk. Exact location of event, longitude -92.5516 West, latitude 15.6116 North, depth = 147.61 km. Global time and date of event 14/07/15 / 2015-07-14 13:14:11 / July 14, 2015 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 147.61 km (92 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:14:11 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero, Villa Corzo, Las Margaritas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 29 km SE of Nueva Palestina, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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