A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -92.5307° West, 14.6945° North, depth 60.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:14:16 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/15 / 2015-07-23 05:14:16 / July 23, 2015 @ 5:14 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.7 km (38 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20002zqe. Unique identifier: us20002zqe.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Asintal, Colomba, San Marcos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 12 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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