A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.66 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006f2i. Event ids that are associated: us70006f2i. Global time and date of event 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 21:17:01 / December 1, 2019 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:17:01 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.8972° West, latitude 15.9719° North, depth = 65.66 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, San Pedro Buenavista, Jiquipilas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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