A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Wednesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:13 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.63 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -92.826° West, 14.3066° North, depth 58.63 km. Unique identifier: us20009mkl. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mkl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 04:33:13 / June 15, 2017 @ 4:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huehuetán, Tapachula, Ciudad Tecún Umán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Huehuetán (c. 7 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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