A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 km SSW of Salina Cruz, Mexico (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x8j. Id of event: us20004x8j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.26 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 20.26 km, -95.3993° West, 15.3532° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:32:34 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 13:32:34 / January 6, 2016 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 92 km SSW of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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