A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 14:16:24 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -93.9795° West, 15.4529° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai3a. Id of event: us2000ai3a. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:16:24 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Arriaga, Pijijiapan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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