A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 17:57:04 / January 13, 2019 @ 5:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -94.7369 West, latitude 17.3549 North, depth = 57.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.97 km (36 miles). Event id: us2000j3jl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3jl. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:04 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Las Choapas, Coatzacoalcos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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