A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico (104 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 13:26:58 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.81 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.7563 West, latitude 13.9537 North, depth = 34.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100075e5. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075e5. Global time and date of event 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 19:26:58 / October 21, 2016 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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