A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.16 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 66.16 km, -94.3313° West, 15.7247° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000amis. Unique identifier: us2000amis. The temblor was detected at 11:08:05 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 17:08:05 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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