A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -93.0152° West, 14.2482° North, depth 3.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 16:18:32 / August 24, 2017 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000abdg. Event ids that are associated: us2000abdg. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:32 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ocós, Mazatán, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 82 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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