A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -93.9986° West, 15.5322° North, depth 52.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 01:50:09 / September 18, 2017 @ 1:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.61 km (33 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apq2. Id of event: us2000apq2. The temblor was reported at 19:50:09 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Pijijiapan, Arriaga. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
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 sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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