A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 22:56:19 / October 1, 2020 @ 10:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:56:19 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c4dl. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4dl. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -92.7285° West, 14.4953° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coatepeque, El Tumbador, Flores Costa Cuca. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pablo (c. 13 700 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 41 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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