A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 15:21:43 / March 26, 2018 @ 3:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:21:43 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000ddag. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ddag. Exact location of earthquake, -92.9608° West, 14.2135° North, depth 15.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.31 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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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