A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:39:17 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9493 West, latitude 14.5138 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbvx. Unique identifier: us2000hbvx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 12:39:17 / September 10, 2018 @ 12:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acacoyahua, Tuxtla Chico, Escuintla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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