A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.04 km (29 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 17:12:07 / October 24, 2018 @ 5:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -94.7627° West, latitude 16.1954° North, depth = 47.04 km. Unique identifier: us1000hgl1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hgl1. The temblor was reported at 11:12:07 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Colonia Rincón Viejo, Jalapa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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