A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us1000javr. Event ids that are associated: us1000javr. Exact location of event, longitude -92.8224 West, latitude 14.4425 North, depth = 63.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.83 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 17:44:02 / March 5, 2019 @ 5:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:44:02 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malacatán, Acapeteahua, Cacahoatán.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 53 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.