A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.01 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 21:27:55 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -94.2637 West, latitude 15.623 North, depth = 62.01 km. The temblor was detected at 15:27:55 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aicx. Unique identifier: us2000aicx.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, El Espinal, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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