A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 16:42:52 / August 24, 2017 @ 4:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.838 West, latitude 14.425 North, depth = 88.45 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:42:52 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000abdr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abdr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.45 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 Huixtla, Huehuetán, Tapachula (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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