A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Off the coast of Michoacan, Mexico (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.75 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:01:42 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200050j5. Event ids that are associated: us200050j5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 12:01:42 / February 16, 2016 @ 12:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -104.8367 West, latitude 15.5705 North, depth = 56.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Off the coast of Michoacan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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