A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.05 km (42 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:21:10 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.1553 West, latitude 15.4199 North, depth = 68.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 16:21:10 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000aix7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aix7.
Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arriaga, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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