A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 00:28:35 / September 15, 2018 @ 12:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, -92.7038° West, 14.5427° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:28:35 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hewy. Id of event: us2000hewy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coatepeque, Flores Costa Cuca, El Tumbador. The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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