A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:31 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aubf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aubf. Exact location of earthquake, -94.1777° West, 15.5423° North, depth 60.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.99 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 14:09:31 / September 25, 2017 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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