A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 55.1 km, -94.0113° West, 15.4861° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:55 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 55.1 km (34 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 22:14:55 / September 8, 2017 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aier. Id of event: us2000aier.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, Pijijiapan, Arriaga (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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