A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:32:21 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 00:32:21 / September 11, 2017 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -94.0466° West, 15.3272° North, depth 60 km. Unique identifier: us2000ajsa. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajsa. The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Pijijiapan, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 80 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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