A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:48 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 07:00:48 / September 9, 2017 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.79 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: us2000aipa. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aipa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4832 West, latitude 15.7397 North, depth = 55.79 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close 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 Salina Cruz, Unión Hidalgo, Tonalá.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days ninety 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 57 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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