A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 48.08 km, -94.5568° West, 15.9518° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.08 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:59:23 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000alkc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000alkc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 16:59:23 / September 13, 2017 @ 4:59 pm.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Tonalá, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
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 eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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