A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:51:27 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:51 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.73 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aruq. Id of event: us2000aruq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:51:27 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.0552° West, 15.6415° North, depth 68.73 km.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Pijijiapan, San Pedro Tapanatepec. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 47 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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