A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 00:46:49 / November 19, 2016 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.53 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.4396° West, latitude 14.6065° North, depth = 57.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007dm2. Id of event: us10007dm2. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:46:49 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Felipe, Motozintla de Mendoza, Acacoyahua. Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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