A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.13 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:03:04 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bq4s. Id of event: us7000bq4s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 06:03:04 / September 19, 2020 @ 6:03 am. Exact location, longitude -92.4859° West, latitude 14.7766° North, depth = 73.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Sigüilá, Ostuncalco, Concepción Chiquirichapa. The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 9 km NW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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