A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Francisco I. Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 00:12:40 / October 13, 2020 @ 12:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.72 km (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c7w2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7w2. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:40 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -92.5572° West, latitude 15.0729° North, depth = 85.72 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Comitancillo (c. 19 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Angel Albino Corzo, Comitancillo, Flores Costa Cuca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km WNW of Francisco I. Madero, Mexico.
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