A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.03 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000aiud. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aiud. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.205 West, latitude 15.6291 North, depth = 75.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 12:25:09 / September 9, 2017 @ 12:25 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:25:09 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas, San Francisco Ixhuatan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec (c. 7 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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