A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 11:52:47 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 17:52:47 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.55 km (39 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai7x. Id of event: us2000ai7x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8183 West, latitude 15.7379 North, depth = 62.55 km.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Buenavista, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Villa Corzo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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