A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (58 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:42:17 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000alwi. Unique identifier: us2000alwi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.2 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.0086 West, latitude 15.1566 North, depth = 38.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 21:42:17 / September 13, 2017 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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