A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:43:12 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:43 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:43:12 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.6 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -94.5788° West, latitude 16.0581° North, depth = 67.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ai11. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai11.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 20 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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