A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.95 km (33 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.8031° West, latitude 15.3285° North, depth = 52.95 km. Event id: us2000ai5q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai5q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 16:14:30 / September 8, 2017 @ 4:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:14:30 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Mateo del Mar.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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