A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 16:14:54 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.1893° West, latitude 14.2263° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000aasp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aasp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 22:14:54 / August 22, 2017 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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