A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.34 km (35 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:59:59 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahyk. Unique identifier: us2000ahyk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.5616 West, latitude 15.6723 North, depth = 56.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:59:59 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arriaga, Unión Hidalgo, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 62 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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