A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000am56. Event ids that are associated: us2000am56. The temblor was picked up at 23:03:21 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.83 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 05:03:21 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 64.83 km, -92.974° West, 14.4818° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, Acapeteahua, Ciudad Tecún Umán. Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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