A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 19:27:29 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ax2c. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax2c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 01:27:29 / September 30, 2017 @ 1:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.18 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -94.1267° West, 15.2552° North, depth 35.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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