A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -94.4904° West, 15.7406° North, depth 54.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 21:13:09 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.75 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000aicp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aicp. The temblor was detected at 15:13:09 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, Unión Hidalgo, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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