A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico (60 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.0564 West, latitude 14.1096 North, depth = 33.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009j84. Unique identifier: us20009j84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 17:31:35 / May 28, 2017 @ 5:31 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:31:35 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 96 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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