A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 09:57:10 / September 13, 2017 @ 9:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -94.6852° West, 15.8041° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 03:57:10 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aldk. Unique identifier: us2000aldk.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 47 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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