A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -94.5055° West, 15.746° North, depth 61.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.57 km (38 miles). Event id: us2000ahy6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahy6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:30:43 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:30:43 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Salina Cruz, Tonalá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 56 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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