A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Friday. The temblor was reported at 13:06:54 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 19:06:54 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai96. Unique identifier: us2000ai96. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.28 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -93.9181 West, latitude 15.1126 North, depth = 56.28 km.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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