A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly 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). The temblor was detected at 07:21:09 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 07:21:09 / February 24, 2021 @ 7:21 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dklp. Unique identifier: us6000dklp. Exact location of event, longitude -92.9994 West, latitude 14.3973 North, depth = 35 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 71 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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