A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 110 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:01:11 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ahxm. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahxm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.5 km (21 miles). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:01:11 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 34.5 km, -93.9375° West, 14.9474° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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