A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. The temblor was reported at 02:43:00 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:43:00 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -94.0609 West, latitude 15.7813 North, depth = 53.29 km. Event id: us2000arrb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arrb. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.29 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corzo, Pijijiapan, Las Amilpas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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