A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico (81 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009peh. Unique identifier: us70009peh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:55:46 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.02 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 09:55:46 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.02 km, -93.784° West, 14.6154° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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