A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 01:54:29 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 159.09 km (99 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.85° West, latitude 15.996° North, depth = 159.09 km. Id of earthquake: us20008hmc. Event ids that are associated: us20008hmc. Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 07:54:29 / February 4, 2017 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chanal, Villa Comaltitlán, Tuxtla Gutiérrez (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km WNW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico.
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