A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jafn. Unique identifier: us1000jafn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8426 West, latitude 17.1318 North, depth = 126.02 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 15:23:17 / February 4, 2019 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:17 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.02 km (78 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Soconusco, Coacotla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Oluta (c. 11 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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