A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 12:17:45 / September 9, 2017 @ 12:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aiu8. Id of event: us2000aiu8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4743 West, latitude 16.1131 North, depth = 77.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:17:45 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 77.6 km (48 miles).
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Salina Cruz (min 5000 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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