A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 19:37:58 / November 17, 2018 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hvv4. Id of event: us1000hvv4. The temblor was reported at 13:37:58 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.9881 West, latitude 14.2999 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Mazatán (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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