A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 15:23:54 / September 29, 2017 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000awju. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000awju. Exact location of earthquake, -94.674° West, 15.7931° North, depth 74.04 km. The temblor was reported at 09:23:54 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.04 km (46 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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