A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 15:52:53 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 21:52:53 / March 5, 2019 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000jb0d. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jb0d. Exact location, longitude -92.864° West, latitude 14.3421° 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).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Champerico, Villa Comaltitlán, Tuxtla Chico (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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