A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Villa Comaltitlan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60003tl3. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003tl3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.5804 West, latitude 15.1404 North, depth = 112.1 km. The temblor was detected at 07:49:15 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.1 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 13:49:15 / May 29, 2019 @ 1:49 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Comitancillo (c. 19 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Flores Costa Cuca, Comitancillo, El Quetzal.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 8 km S of Villa Comaltitlan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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