A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Chicomuselo in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 16:15:34 / February 5, 2019 @ 4:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.3549 West, latitude 15.6652 North, depth = 168.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 168.46 km (105 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:34 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jdnt. Event ids that are associated: us2000jdnt.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huehuetenango, Chiantla, Huitán. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixteen 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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