A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.46 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:31:09 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 19:31:09 / April 1, 2017 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -94.2865° West, 15.308° North, depth 27.46 km. Unique identifier: us10008dub. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dub.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
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. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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