A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Aguililla in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/16 / 2016-07-20 22:06:14 / July 20, 2016 @ 10:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.1 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20006gaf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006gaf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -102.9451° West, 18.673° North, depth 69.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:06:14 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares (c. 10 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 10 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Aguililla (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tancítaro, Tancítaro, Buenos Aires.
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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Aguililla, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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