A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:22:18 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100034sj. Unique identifier: us100034sj. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -92.9993 West, latitude 14.2326 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/15 / 2015-08-25 16:22:18 / August 25, 2015 @ 4:22 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ocós, Mazatán, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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