A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us1000cfw5. Event ids that are associated: us1000cfw5. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 06:09:00 / February 5, 2018 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -92.646 West, latitude 14.4098 North, depth = 64.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.19 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:00 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pablo, Coatepeque, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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