A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9788 West, latitude 14.2591 North, depth = 37.26 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:40:23 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 01:40:23 / February 24, 2021 @ 1:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.26 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkjq. Unique identifier: us6000dkjq.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocós, Mazatán, Brisas Barra de Suchiate.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 78 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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