A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.2242° West, latitude 15.4574° North, depth = 74.36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.36 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 02:43:11 / September 13, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000al8v. Unique identifier: us2000al8v. The temblor was picked up at 20:43:11 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Arriaga, Tonalá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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