A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.8848 West, latitude 16.1575 North, depth = 44.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.79 km (28 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 10:12:22 / July 23, 2017 @ 10:12 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:12:22 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zzm. Unique identifier: us20009zzm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Dionisio Ocotepec, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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