A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 05:51:49 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.78 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000ai17. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai17. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:51:49 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:51 am. Exact location, longitude -94.251° West, latitude 15.2604° North, depth = 43.78 km.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón. Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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