A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Suchiate in Mexico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:08:36 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xfs. Unique identifier: us20004xfs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.1946 West, latitude 14.5612 North, depth = 63.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.46 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 18:08:36 / February 4, 2016 @ 6:08 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chicacao, Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán, San Francisco El Alto. The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 2 km ENE of Suchiate, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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