A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4304 West, latitude 15.8133 North, depth = 42.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 06:19:16 / September 9, 2017 @ 6:19 am. Id of earthquake: us2000arsu. Event ids that are associated: us2000arsu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.26 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:19:16 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, Unión Hidalgo, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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