A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. 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: us2000ai73. Unique identifier: us2000ai73. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.51 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.6046 West, latitude 15.6559 North, depth = 36.51 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:02:54 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 17:02:54 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tonalá, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Arriaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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