A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk3a. Id of event: us6000dk3a. The temblor was detected at 15:21:22 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.81 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:21:22 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -93.0833° West, 14.3863° North, depth 24.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Ciudad Tecún Umán (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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