A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Unique identifier: us700047t5. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047t5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.8688° West, 14.3537° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:53 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 23:34:53 / June 30, 2019 @ 11:34 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Tuxtla Chico, Pajapita (min 5000 pop).
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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 63 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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