A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mazatan in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.541 West, latitude 14.8525 North, depth = 86.33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100034ae. Id of event: us100034ae. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:19:49 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/15 / 2015-08-23 06:19:49 / August 23, 2015 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.33 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Asintal, Champerico, Colomba. Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km W of Mazatan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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