A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.006 West, latitude 15.3883 North, depth = 45.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.61 km (28 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aiic. Event ids that are associated: us2000aiic. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 01:14:06 / September 9, 2017 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:06 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan, Tonalá, Paredón. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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