A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 10:49:14 / October 9, 2019 @ 10:49 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:49:14 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005sij. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005sij. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3073 West, latitude 15.4161 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón (min 5000 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km SW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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