A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Event id: us2000au2s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000au2s. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 23:29:30 / September 24, 2017 @ 11:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:29:30 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.4225° West, 15.6772° North, depth 35 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Unión Hidalgo, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Tonalá. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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