A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:13:17 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -93.8513° West, latitude 15.3466° North, depth = 83.89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.89 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:13:17 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arr1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arr1.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Pijijiapan, Paredón (min 5000 pop).
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 ninety-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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