A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 05:50:53 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.58 km (36 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 location of earthquake, longitude -94.5126 West, latitude 15.6805 North, depth = 58.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 11:50:53 / September 9, 2017 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aitc. Unique identifier: us2000aitc.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (57 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juchitán de Zaragoza, Unión Hidalgo, Tonalá (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 fourty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 62 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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