A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -94.113 West, latitude 15.2348 North, depth = 52.16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 21:50:50 / September 29, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.16 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:50:50 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awz1. Unique identifier: us2000awz1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 102 km (64 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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