A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 19:02:16 / July 18, 2016 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -92.3717 West, latitude 14.6978 North, depth = 71.1 km. The temblor was detected at 14:02:16 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.1 km (44 miles). Unique identifier: us20006fl8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006fl8.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio Suchitepéquez, San Francisco El Alto, Salcajá. Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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