A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from San Felipe in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006j9p. Unique identifier: us10006j9p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.2297 West, latitude 30.6025 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 10:47:09 / September 1, 2016 @ 10:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:09 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km SE of San Felipe, Mexico.
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