A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8099° West, 15.3517° North, depth 67.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 05:17:21 / September 9, 2017 @ 5:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.85 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000aim7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aim7. The temblor was picked up at 23:17:21 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón, Pijijiapan (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 fifty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 64 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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