A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (63 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 00:34:37 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:34:37 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -94.3747° West, latitude 15.2641° North, depth = 46.03 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.03 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arr6. Id of event: us2000arr6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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