A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Manzanillo in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -104.4797° West, 18.8402° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:06:29 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 17:06:29 / May 18, 2016 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005xti. Unique identifier: us20005xti. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 130 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 110 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comala, Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez, Colima.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SW of Manzanillo, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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