A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 16:11:35 / February 21, 2018 @ 4:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.34 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d5wp. Id of event: us2000d5wp. The temblor was detected at 10:11:35 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.1409° West, latitude 15.2681° North, depth = 52.34 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 89 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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