A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20009kcl. Event ids that are associated: us20009kcl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.856° West, 14.4137° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:01:56 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 22:01:56 / May 30, 2017 @ 10:01 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huixtla, Huehuetán, Tapachula (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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