A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 38.32 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:45:02 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jatq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jatq. Exact location of event, depth 38.32 km, -92.8717° West, 14.3876° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 13:45:02 / March 5, 2019 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cacahoatán, Acapeteahua, Pajapita (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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