A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Global time and date of event 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 21:48:33 / March 28, 2017 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -94.0364° West, latitude 16.0152° North, depth = 85.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.37 km (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:48:33 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008vf5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vf5.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corzo, Jiquipilas, Cintalapa de Figueroa (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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