A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.62 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:51:39 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.3615 West, latitude 15.5253 North, depth = 53.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 12:51:39 / February 25, 2018 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000d7nh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d7nh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Las Amilpas, San Pedro Tapanatepec. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 77 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.
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