A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000apbm. Event ids that are associated: us2000apbm. 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 67.03 km (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 23:10:42 / September 16, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:10:42 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.1822° West, 15.4761° North, depth 67.03 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Arriaga, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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