A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 93 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (58 miles). Global time and date of event 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 05:35:53 / September 16, 2017 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.143 West, latitude 15.2335 North, depth = 36.21 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.21 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:35:53 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000anz2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000anz2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 93 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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