A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -92.8011° West, latitude 14.6314° North, depth = 57.82 km. Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 06:32:12 / April 25, 2020 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:32:12 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.82 km (36 miles). Event id: us60009c2j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009c2j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pablo, Mapastepec, Malacatán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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