A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057iv. Id of event: us600057iv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 15:30:57 / August 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.28 km (25 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:57 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.6573 West, latitude 14.6278 North, depth = 40.28 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Motozintla de Mendoza, Tacaná (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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