A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (58 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.22 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag9g. Unique identifier: us2000ag9g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 19:17:39 / September 5, 2017 @ 7:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -93.8775 West, latitude 15.0794 North, depth = 50.22 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:17:39 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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