A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -94.2084 West, latitude 15.5136 North, depth = 79.29 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ahzl. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahzl. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.29 km (49 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:10:24 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 09:10:24 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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