A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -92.6309° West, 14.5085° North, depth 38.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6au. Id of event: us2000a6au. The temblor was detected at 03:05:13 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.08 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 09:05:13 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, Acapeteahua, Coatepeque (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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