A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, offshore Oaxaca, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Oaxaca, Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000au34. Unique identifier: us2000au34. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 00:56:52 / September 25, 2017 @ 12:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.09 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:56:52 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.5504° West, latitude 15.9934° North, depth = 52.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Tonalá, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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