A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.7099 West, latitude 15.639 North, depth = 85.3 km. Global time and date of event 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 05:04:26 / December 19, 2015 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:04:26 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 85.3 km (53 miles). Event id: us100048uq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048uq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Mapastepec, Chahuite (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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