A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:51:30 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.0695° West, 15.2939° North, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us2000aj4i. Event ids that are associated: us2000aj4i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 01:51:30 / September 10, 2017 @ 1:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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