A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000aiwe. Event ids that are associated: us2000aiwe. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 15:27:50 / September 9, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.81 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:50 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67.81 km, -93.8684° West, 15.4063° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Pijijiapan, Tonalá. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 62 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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