A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.8089 West, latitude 15.6871 North, depth = 39.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.01 km (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:24:00 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000at7y. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000at7y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 09:24:00 / October 17, 2017 @ 9:24 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal, Unión Hidalgo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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