A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:51 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -92.7077° West, 14.5738° North, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 02:18:51 / October 3, 2020 @ 2:18 am. Unique identifier: us6000c530. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c530.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coatepeque, Flores Costa Cuca, Champerico. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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: 34 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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