A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 163 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico (101 miles). Unique identifier: us10008tea. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:35 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -104.9729° West, 17.7134° North. Global time and date of event 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 19:19:35 / May 18, 2017 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 163 km SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico.
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