A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005bxb. Event ids that are associated: us10005bxb. Exact location of earthquake, -92.9671° West, 14.5722° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 12:51:22 / April 27, 2016 @ 12:51 pm. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:51:22 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Flores Costa Cuca, Motozintla de Mendoza, Champerico (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from San Pablo (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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