A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza in Mexico. Event id: us2000aeg2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aeg2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.22 km (109 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:51:57 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.1793 West, latitude 15.4615 North, depth = 175.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 05:51:57 / August 26, 2017 @ 5:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop). 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 Coatepeque, Concepción Chiquirichapa, Ostuncalco (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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