A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:23:46 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 17:23:46 / March 5, 2019 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -92.6484° West, 14.5232° North, depth 66.63 km. Event id: us1000javk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000javk. 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 66.63 km (41 miles).
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acacoyahua, Escuintla, Coatepeque.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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