A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -93.9121° West, 15.1459° North, depth 68.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.59 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:28:16 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aip9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aip9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 06:28:16 / September 9, 2017 @ 6:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan. Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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