A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -94.2801 West, latitude 15.6423 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 17:12:25 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akg3. Id of event: us2000akg3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 23:12:25 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:12 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas, El Espinal. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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