A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 23:32:47 / September 14, 2017 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -93.7687° West, 15.2003° North. Event id: us2000amz3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000amz3. The temblor was detected at 17:32:47 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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