A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Friday. Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 07:15:15 / May 22, 2020 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000a3zw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3zw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:15:15 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.45 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.3848° West, latitude 14.6203° North, depth = 58.45 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Mateo, Cuyotenango, Comitancillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (21 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SSE of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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