A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico on Friday. Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 10:16:47 / September 2, 2016 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -95.8156° West, 16.1614° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:16:47 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006jmg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jmg.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Dionisio Ocotepec, Juchitán de Zaragoza, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km NE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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