A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 06:12:10 / September 9, 2017 @ 6:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000ain2. Event ids that are associated: us2000ain2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.81 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -94.326° West, 15.4244° North, depth 46.81 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:10 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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