A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:43:05 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000395h. Event ids that are associated: us7000395h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/19 / 2019-04-19 11:43:05 / April 19, 2019 @ 11:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, -92.7305° West, 14.401° North, depth 35 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Comaltitlán, Malacatán, Cacahoatán. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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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: 48 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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