A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 07:49:10 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.3291 West, latitude 15.5119 North, depth = 43.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai2x. Unique identifier: us2000ai2x. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 13:49:10 / September 8, 2017 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.4 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Arriaga, Chahuite.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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