A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:57:08 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.4954 West, latitude 15.6386 North, depth = 60.89 km. Event id: us2000aie8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aie8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.89 km (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 21:57:08 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:57 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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