A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 23:55:47 / October 10, 2017 @ 11:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.13 km (66 miles). Exact location, longitude -93.0224° West, latitude 15.6923° North, depth = 106.13 km. The temblor was reported at 17:55:47 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000apz3. Id of event: us1000apz3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Frontera Comalapa, Motozintla de Mendoza, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Venustiano Carranza (c. 15 100 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km E of Pijijiapan, Mexico.
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