A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 123 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:19 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aib4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aib4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.21 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -94.2456° West, 14.984° North, depth 24.21 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 20:09:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:09 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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