A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -94.0971 West, latitude 15.3765 North, depth = 35.53 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 09:48:38 / September 30, 2017 @ 9:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ax55. Unique identifier: us2000ax55. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.53 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:48:38 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Tonalá, Paredón. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 76 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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