A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico (134 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -106.9536° West, latitude 18.8414° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10004g4l. Ids that are associated to the event: at00o1bebo, pt16021050, us10004g4l. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tomatlan in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:06:59 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:06:59 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 215 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico.
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