A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 3.29 km, -98.8344° West, 16.1958° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000az07. Unique identifier: us1000az07. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 12:49:13 / October 31, 2017 @ 12:49 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:13 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.29 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayutla de los Libres, San Marcos, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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