A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:46:24 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 05:46:24 / September 12, 2017 @ 5:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.44 km (38 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akkz. Id of event: us2000akkz. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3657° West, 15.4552° North, depth 61.44 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 83 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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