A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Monday. Event id: us2000aaf2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aaf2. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:27 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.1646 West, latitude 14.3861 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 21:28:27 / August 21, 2017 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Puerto Madero. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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