A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 23:22:19 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 05:22:19 / September 9, 2017 @ 5:22 am. Event id: us2000aimb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aimb. Exact location of earthquake, -94.5897° West, 15.7354° North, depth 59.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.24 km (37 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, El Espinal, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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