A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -92.2981 West, latitude 14.7628 North, depth = 67.93 km. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:14:13 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jbub. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pm993p, pt19032000, us2000jbub. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.93 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 16:14:13 / February 1, 2019 @ 4:14 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Puerto Madero in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Sololá (c. 45 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angel Albino Corzo, Chichicastenango, Patulul.
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 14 km ENE of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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