A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 07:38:11 / March 7, 2021 @ 7:38 am. Unique identifier: us7000dgst. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgst. Exact location, longitude -92.8051° West, latitude 14.526° North, depth = 35 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:11 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Pablo (c. 13 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Champerico, San Pablo, Acacoyahua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 46 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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