A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 13:18:49 / September 9, 2017 @ 1:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -93.9764 West, latitude 15.3921 North, depth = 63.93 km. The temblor was reported at 07:18:49 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.93 km (40 miles). Event id: us2000aiva. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aiva.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arriaga, Pijijiapan, Tonalá. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and five, 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. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 70 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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