A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 06:51:14 / October 3, 2015 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -92.9362 West, latitude 14.2508 North, depth = 31.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003jyz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jyz. The temblor was picked up at 00:51:14 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.98 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Tecún Umán, Vida Mejor I, Mazatán (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 86 km (53 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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