A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 21:19:56 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 21:19:56 / February 24, 2021 @ 9:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.04 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ddfi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddfi. Exact location of event, depth 37.04 km, -92.9531° West, 14.2854° North. 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). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Tecún Umán, Vida Mejor I, Ocós (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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