A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.14 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:51:57 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.0382° West, latitude 15.244° North, depth = 40.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 00:51:57 / November 22, 2017 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bsmu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsmu.
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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