A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:57:44 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008imc. Id of event: us20008imc. Exact location, longitude -95.7814° West, latitude 15.8793° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 03:57:44 / February 9, 2017 @ 3:57 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Jalapa, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km E of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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