A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:38:39 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.01 km (44 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahy9. Unique identifier: us2000ahy9. The temblor was detected at 01:38:39 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.3362 West, latitude 15.7311 North, depth = 71.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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