A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000arut. Event ids that are associated: us2000arut. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:38:03 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:38 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:38:03 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). 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 34.52 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.52 km, -94.2853° West, 15.482° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chahuite, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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