A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -92.8902° West, latitude 14.2829° North, depth = 31.8 km. Id of earthquake: us2000b2wu. Event ids that are associated: us2000b2wu. The temblor was reported at 18:07:54 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/17 / 2017-10-09 00:07:54 / October 9, 2017 @ 12:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.8 km (20 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Tecún Umán, Vida Mejor I, Mazatán. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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