A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 08:32:47 / June 11, 2017 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.1107 West, latitude 14.2236 North, depth = 25.25 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:32:47 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009lu3. Event ids that are associated: us20009lu3.
Event epicenter was 93 km (57 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero (min 5000 pop). 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 92 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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