A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico (73 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 17:58:36 / February 25, 2017 @ 5:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8354° West, 14.8097° North, depth 35.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:58:36 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086c5. Id of event: us100086c5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.5 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico.
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