A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Acapetagua in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.09 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.7951 West, latitude 15.0848 North, depth = 110.09 km. The temblor was detected at 11:41:14 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000k995. Event ids that are associated: us2000k995. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 17:41:14 / March 24, 2019 @ 5:41 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pajapita, Ocós, Angel Albino Corzo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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.
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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: 24 km SSW of Acapetagua, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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