A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Aguililla in Mexico. Unique identifier: us100098ia. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098ia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:22 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -102.8488° West, 18.6429° North, depth 62.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 08:51:22 / July 10, 2017 @ 8:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.06 km (39 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tancítaro, Tancítaro, Buenos Aires (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares (c. 10 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 10 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SW of Aguililla, Mexico.
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