A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Event id: us2000aixn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aixn. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.33 km (38 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:12:19 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 16:12:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -94.237° West, 15.3669° North, depth 61.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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