A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 235 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico (146 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -107° West, 18.6° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tomatlan in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00o1bebo. Ids that are associated to the event: pt16021050, at00o1bebo. Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:07:00 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:07:00 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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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: 235 km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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