A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mazatan in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000jcvc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jcvc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.6856 West, latitude 14.8495 North, depth = 65.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.2 km (41 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:58 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 09:01:58 / January 6, 2019 @ 9:01 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Flores Costa Cuca, Coatepeque, Nuevo Progreso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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