A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:42:50 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:42 am. Event id: us2000ahzq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahzq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:42:50 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -93.8942° West, 15.2576° North, depth 81.93 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.93 km (51 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón, Pijijiapan. The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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