A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -93.0748 West, latitude 14.455 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jjzy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjzy. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:13:13 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 14:13:13 / February 19, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocós, Vida Mejor I, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Close 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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