A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.02 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 42.02 km, -94.4035° West, 15.3099° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:12:22 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ai5f. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai5f. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 16:12:22 / September 8, 2017 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). 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.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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