A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 07:20:44 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.947° West, latitude 14.3577° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008wt2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wt2. The temblor was picked up at 01:20:44 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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