A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:08:49 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.95 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ahwt. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahwt. Exact location of earthquake, -94.444° West, 15.5179° North, depth 56.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:08:49 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Las Amilpas, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 82 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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