A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.4 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:26:16 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 20:26:16 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj0r. Unique identifier: us2000aj0r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.5984 West, latitude 15.6374 North, depth = 48.4 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 66 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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