A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:22:27 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.49 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.1092 West, latitude 15.3247 North, depth = 44.49 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:27 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ail5. Unique identifier: us2000ail5.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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