A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:41:26 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 20:41:26 / February 13, 2017 @ 8:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8237 West, latitude 15.8715 North, depth = 94.81 km. Event id: us20008jkc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jkc. The epicenter was at a depth of 94.81 km (59 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cintalapa de Figueroa, Jiquipilas, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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