A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:23:52 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ajsz. Event ids that are associated: us2000ajsz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.8345 West, latitude 15.7044 North, depth = 60.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 02:23:52 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.14 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 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. 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 eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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