A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:34:18 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us7000andt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000andt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 01:34:18 / July 7, 2020 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -93.0025 West, latitude 14.5268 North, depth = 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acapeteahua, Tapachula, Huixtla. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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