A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Guaymas in Mexico on Monday. Exact location, longitude -111.5178° West, latitude 27.7658° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 05:35:20 / May 23, 2017 @ 5:35 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:35:20 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008ubw. Event ids that are associated: us10008ubw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosalia (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosalia, Empalme, Heroica Guaymas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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