A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Monday. Exact location, longitude -93.8716° West, latitude 15.0886° North, depth = 57.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 05:20:12 / September 12, 2017 @ 5:20 am. Id of earthquake: us2000akkp. Event ids that are associated: us2000akkp. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:20:12 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.71 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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 earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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