A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Chiapas in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -92.8846° West, latitude 14.0129° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dg29. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg29. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 14:53:31 / March 2, 2021 @ 2:53 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:53:31 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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