A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nueva Independencia in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -92.5341 West, latitude 15.7093 North, depth = 162.39 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:06:05 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 03:06:05 / March 14, 2021 @ 3:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.39 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj7g. Id of event: us7000dj7g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Teopisca, Concepción, Las Margaritas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NE of Nueva Independencia, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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