A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 12:03:30 / September 8, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000ai1f. Event ids that are associated: us2000ai1f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.752 West, latitude 15.6687 North, depth = 34.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:03:30 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.52 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, Juchitán de Zaragoza (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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