A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico (151 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 16:58:40 / May 20, 2017 @ 4:58 pm. Unique identifier: us10008tuf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tuf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.97 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:58:40 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -105.3473 West, latitude 17.0861 North, depth = 29.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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