A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.9422 West, latitude 15.3059 North, depth = 69.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.3 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000aipz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aipz. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:01:37 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:01:37 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Pijijiapan, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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