A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.89 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 22:36:37 / February 26, 2019 @ 10:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:36:37 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -92.9535° West, 14.3392° North, depth 19.89 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jpa1. Event ids that are associated: us2000jpa1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop).
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 ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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