A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 115 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 19:30:10 / September 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.75 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:30:10 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -93.704° West, 14.7403° North, depth 36.75 km. Id of earthquake: us2000awvi. Event ids that are associated: us2000awvi.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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