A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 76.84 km, -94.5679° West, 16.0142° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.84 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:06:15 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ahyr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahyr. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:06:15 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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