A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mapastepec in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -92.9469° West, latitude 15.5224° North, depth = 100.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 03:36:06 / April 1, 2019 @ 3:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000k8bd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8bd. The epicenter was at a depth of 100.89 km (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:36:06 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Frontera Comalapa, Huehuetán (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km NNW of Mapastepec, Mexico.
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