A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (73 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.0287 West, latitude 14.9221 North, depth = 47.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 11:23:24 / September 16, 2017 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ap1h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ap1h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.3 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:23:24 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 117 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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