A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nuevo Churumuco in Mexico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:01:48 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 59.59 km, -101.437° West, 18.6124° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/15 / 2015-07-08 04:01:48 / July 8, 2015 @ 4:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.59 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002vx3. Id of event: us20002vx3.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taretán, Arteaga, Buenos Aires (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ario de Rosales (c. 14 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km E of Nuevo Churumuco, Mexico.
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