A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3033 West, latitude 15.4465 North, depth = 52.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000al7y. Unique identifier: us2000al7y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.98 km (33 miles). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 01:16:56 / September 13, 2017 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:16:56 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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 SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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