A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 03:12:34 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 09:12:34 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:12 am. Event id: us2000ahzn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahzn. Exact location of event, longitude -94.4387 West, latitude 15.3946 North, depth = 52.08 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.08 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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