A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:38:00 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004hvv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004hvv. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.01 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -92.7556 West, latitude 14.4762 North, depth = 55.01 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 01:38:00 / July 1, 2019 @ 1:38 am.
Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acapeteahua, Malacatán, Cacahoatán (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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.
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