A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -92.6768° West, latitude 14.7483° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000eq54. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eq54. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 18:17:14 / June 13, 2018 @ 6:17 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:14 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Quetzal, Flores Costa Cuca, Coatepeque (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km W of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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