A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Off the coast of Michoacan, Mexico (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j64. Id of event: us10005j64. Exact location of earthquake, -104.2469° West, 15.569° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 01:03:21 / May 22, 2016 @ 1:03 am. The temblor was reported at 18:03:21 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: Off the coast of Michoacan, Mexico.
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