A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 105 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.3687 West, latitude 14.4796 North, depth = 36.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 05:34:02 / September 18, 2015 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT. 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 36.31 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20003l3u. Event ids that are associated: us20003l3u. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:02 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 105 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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