A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000ahx3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahx3. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.42 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:21 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.3145° West, latitude 15.5733° North, depth = 54.42 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:26:21 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:26 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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