A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.08 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.9526 West, latitude 15.348 North, depth = 66.08 km. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 12:46:04 / September 8, 2017 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:46:04 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). 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: us2000ai1z. Unique identifier: us2000ai1z.
Close 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 Arriaga, Pijijiapan, Tonalá. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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