A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9081 West, latitude 14.1599 North, depth = 44.05 km. The temblor was detected at 11:47:36 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.05 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 17:47:36 / September 15, 2015 @ 5:47 pm. Event id: us20003jqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003jqe.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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