A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -94.4165° West, latitude 15.4366° North, depth = 35.07 km. Global time and date of event 08/05/18 / 2018-05-08 07:56:05 / May 8, 2018 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:05 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000e0iq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e0iq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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