A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Guaymas in Mexico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10007bcw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007bcw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:48:30 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4898° West, latitude 27.641° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 07:48:30 / November 22, 2016 @ 7:48 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Rosalia (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rosalia, Empalme, Heroica Guaymas (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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 66 km WSW of Guaymas, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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