A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Mazatan in Mexico on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 17:26:13 / November 9, 2019 @ 5:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.14 km (34 miles). Exact location, longitude -93.0287° West, latitude 14.7622° North, depth = 55.14 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:26:13 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600069rb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600069rb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tapachula, Vida Mejor I, Mapastepec (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km W of Mazatan, Mexico.
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