A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044qf. Id of event: us600044qf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 22:31:38 / June 22, 2019 @ 10:31 pm. Exact location of event, depth 38.41 km, -92.8307° West, 14.4508° North. The temblor was detected at 16:31:38 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.41 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from San Pablo (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapastepec, Coatepeque, El Tumbador (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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