A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 230 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (143 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:12:41 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/16 / 2016-07-08 17:12:41 / July 8, 2016 @ 5:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -109.0143° West, 19.6905° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100061z6. Ids that are associated to the event: us100061z6.
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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