A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 288 km SSW of Coahuayana, Mexico (179 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 10:44:19 / May 17, 2017 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -105.0064 West, latitude 16.4517 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008szx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008szx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:19 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 288 km SSW of Coahuayana, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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