A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 01:11:08 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, -94.4079° West, 15.6978° North, depth 35 km. 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. The temblor was detected at 19:11:08 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000an0g. Id of event: us2000an0g.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, Tonalá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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