A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 223 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (139 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 06:54:09 / May 30, 2017 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.43 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008wct. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wct. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.0971 West, latitude 19.7072 North, depth = 40.43 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:54:09 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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