A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, offshore Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Chiapas, Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 23:25:46 / April 11, 2018 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:25:46 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dyhi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dyhi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -92.7486° West, 14.2379° North, depth 35 km.
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 Tapachula, Champerico, Vida Mejor I. The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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