A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 164.98 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:38:37 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 18:38:37 / June 24, 2017 @ 6:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000966z. Unique identifier: us1000966z. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8278° West, 16.0558° North, depth 164.98 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan, San Francisco Ixhuatan, San Pedro Buenavista (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 4 km ENE of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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