A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Villa Comaltitlan in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 22:32:43 / March 23, 2020 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.97 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -92.6411 West, latitude 15.0441 North, depth = 92.97 km. The temblor was detected at 16:32:43 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008n5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008n5r.
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby 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 Angel Albino Corzo, Coatepeque, San Marcos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km SSW of Villa Comaltitlan, Mexico.
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