A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Tuesday. Event id: us100087m8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087m8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.52 km (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 03:39:45 / March 8, 2017 @ 3:39 am. Exact location, longitude -93.4277° West, latitude 15.9509° North, depth = 103.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:39:45 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Berriozábal, Chiapa de Corzo. The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NE of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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