A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Coalcoman de Matamoros in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.07 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -103.3629° West, 18.525° North, depth 71.07 km. The temblor was reported at 03:06:34 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 08:06:34 / April 30, 2016 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005cp8. Id of event: us10005cp8.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez, Tepalcatepec. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Coquimatlán (c. 13 100 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km SW of Coalcoman de Matamoros, Mexico.
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