A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 13:03:52 / April 14, 2016 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005i06. Unique identifier: us20005i06. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:52 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 71.83 km (45 miles). Exact location of event, depth 71.83 km, -92.8049° West, 14.4613° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malacatán, Acapeteahua, Cacahoatán (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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