A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000arqy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arqy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.24 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -93.8825 West, latitude 15.2009 North, depth = 34.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:29:07 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:29:07 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón, Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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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: 82 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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