A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:13 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.4492 West, latitude 14.6612 North, depth = 74.51 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 17:32:13 / September 27, 2018 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.51 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us1000h3d9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3d9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés Villa Seca, San Miguel Sigüilá, El Palmar.
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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 7 km SSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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