A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 07:12:14 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aphx. Unique identifier: us2000aphx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 13:12:14 / September 17, 2017 @ 1:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.88 km (35 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.1471° West, latitude 15.5956° North, depth = 55.88 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, El Espinal, Chahuite (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 56 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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