A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 12:00:53 / May 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.92 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -92.8278° West, 14.4008° North, depth 35.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009qld. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009qld. The temblor was detected at 12:00:53 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huixtla, Huehuetán, Tapachula (min 5000 pop). Close 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 eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 56 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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