A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arj1. Id of event: us2000arj1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.48 km (36 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.4191 West, latitude 15.2723 North, depth = 57.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 10:39:28 / September 20, 2017 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:39:28 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón, Tonalá, San Pedro Buenavista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nueva Palestina (c. 8 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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