A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.55 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.2375 West, latitude 15.5265 North, depth = 68.55 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:02:44 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:02 am. Unique identifier: us2000arrk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arrk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:02:44 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Chahuite, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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