A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20004zb2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zb2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:24 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 15:43:24 / February 10, 2016 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -109.8605° West, latitude 25.5714° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Zapotitlan, Los Mochis, Topolobampo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Los Mochis (c. 214 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ahome (c. 10 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza (c. 9 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Miguel Zapotitlan (c. 6 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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