A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000ajsw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajsw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.23 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:09:33 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 02:09:33 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -94.21 West, latitude 15.9053 North, depth = 65.23 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, San Mateo del Mar, Las Amilpas. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km WSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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