A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8178 West, latitude 15.6516 North, depth = 77.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.2 km (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:04:20 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ivnc. Id of event: us2000ivnc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 23:04:20 / December 20, 2018 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Pedro Buenavista, El Espinal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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