A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -93.1059 West, latitude 14.4108 North, depth = 25.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005li9. Unique identifier: us20005li9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.49 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 07:07:09 / April 25, 2016 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:07:09 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acacoyahua, Escuintla, Ciudad Tecún Umán (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 81 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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