A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 160 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:12 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20007cl7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cl7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/16 / 2016-10-07 15:14:12 / October 7, 2016 @ 3:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -93.8694° West, latitude 14.3256° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 160 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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