A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:36:34 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 13:36:34 / September 8, 2017 @ 1:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.11 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.2597 West, latitude 15.3155 North, depth = 57.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ai2s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai2s.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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