A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 20:32:10 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.21 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 02:32:10 / September 9, 2017 @ 2:32 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aij6. Id of event: us2000aij6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.0829 West, latitude 15.205 North, depth = 49.21 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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