A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.13 km (37 miles). 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: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 17:55:01 / September 9, 2017 @ 5:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -94.1027 West, latitude 15.4622 North, depth = 59.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:01 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aiyg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aiyg.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, Arriaga, Tonalá.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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