A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 218 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (135 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004dla. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dla. The temblor was detected at 12:51:57 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -109.129° West, 19.6653° North. Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 19:51:57 / January 11, 2016 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 218 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico.
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