A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040wh. Id of event: us600040wh. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:52 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 18:27:52 / June 14, 2019 @ 6:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -92.8831 West, latitude 14.4319 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Tapachula. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 59 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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