A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006w8n. Id of event: us10006w8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 02:35:53 / September 26, 2016 @ 2:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.54 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, depth 49.54 km, -92.6334° West, 14.6269° North. The temblor was reported at 21:35:53 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Close 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 El Quetzal, Champerico, Coatepeque. The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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