A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -93.453° West, 15.3914° North, depth 72.28 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 05:09:34 / September 13, 2017 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:34 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ala9. Unique identifier: us2000ala9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.28 km (45 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Angel Albino Corzo, Villa Corzo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo (c. 8 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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