A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico (96 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.11 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.9975 West, latitude 17.7991 North, depth = 12.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:32 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009jzl. Unique identifier: us20009jzl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 16:08:32 / May 18, 2017 @ 4:08 pm.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 155 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico.
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