A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Pedro Jicayan in Mexico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9698° West, 16.526° North, depth 14.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:10:34 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.16 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000attk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000attk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 05:10:34 / September 24, 2017 @ 5:10 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marquelia, Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km N of San Pedro Jicayan, Mexico.
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