A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.0309° West, latitude 15.4001° North, depth = 50.16 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:43:46 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.16 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arr3. Unique identifier: us2000arr3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:43:46 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:43 am.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and five, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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