A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 143 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008tf8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tf8. Global time and date of event 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 20:31:17 / May 18, 2017 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:31:17 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -104.756° West, 17.8205° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 143 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico.
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