A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Palomares in Mexico on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4292 West, latitude 17.151 North, depth = 141.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.61 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 03:21:34 / February 11, 2017 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:21:34 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008678. Unique identifier: us10008678.
The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cuichapa (c. 7 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coacotla, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Las Amilpas (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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 67 km E of Palomares, Mexico.
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