A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aknb. Unique identifier: us2000aknb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:20:06 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.14 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.7329° West, latitude 15.7927° North, depth = 47.14 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 09:20:06 / September 12, 2017 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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