A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 21:48:29 / June 22, 2019 @ 9:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:48:29 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.8116 West, latitude 14.3869 North, depth = 47.49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.49 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044qb. Id of event: us600044qb.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acapeteahua, Malacatán, Champerico. The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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