A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 113 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -94.2744° West, 15.0853° North, depth 44.38 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 01:00:17 / September 12, 2017 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:00:17 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000akhe. Unique identifier: us2000akhe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.38 km (28 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 113 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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