A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p52. Id of event: us20009p52. Exact location, longitude -92.8063° West, latitude 14.3985° North, depth = 59.68 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 22:25:22 / June 22, 2017 @ 10:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.68 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:25:22 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Champerico, Cacahoatán, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 54 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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