A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8789° West, 15.4565° North, depth 61.03 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arqw. Id of event: us2000arqw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.03 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:13:45 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:13:45 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:13 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, Arriaga, Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 58 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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