A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 283 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (176 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 23:31:18 / February 8, 2017 @ 11:31 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:31:18 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008ilg. Event ids that are associated: us20008ilg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -108.3473 West, latitude 19.339 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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