A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Arteaga in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 14:49:30 / December 11, 2015 @ 2:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004gea. Unique identifier: us20004gea. The temblor was reported at 08:49:30 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -102.4623° West, 18.3862° North, depth 68.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.26 km (42 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tepalcatepec, Lombardía, La Huacana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 10 km SSW of Arteaga, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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