A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.64 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.481 West, latitude 15.6055 North, depth = 33.64 km. Unique identifier: us2000bl3e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bl3e. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:55 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 21:03:55 / November 9, 2017 @ 9:03 pm.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 71 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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