A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.51 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100075z9. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075z9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 03:50:19 / November 7, 2016 @ 3:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 104.51 km, -93.8175° West, 15.9675° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:50:19 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Amilpas, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SE of Paredon, Mexico.
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