A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico (149 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -107.022° West, 18.579° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: pt16021050. Ids that are associated to the event: pt16021050. Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:06:56 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:06:56 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 239 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico.
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