A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.17 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:14:05 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005lja. Id of event: us20005lja. Exact location of event, depth 47.17 km, -92.9319° West, 14.4475° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 09:14:05 / April 25, 2016 @ 9:14 am.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuxtla Chico, Acapeteahua, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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