A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Chahuite in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akts. Id of event: us2000akts. The temblor was reported at 09:25:19 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 15:25:19 / September 12, 2017 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.76 km (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.2487 West, latitude 16.0269 North, depth = 64.76 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cintalapa de Figueroa, San Mateo del Mar, Unión Hidalgo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 31 km SSW of Chahuite, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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