A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Topolobampo in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 01:36:12 / July 24, 2017 @ 1:36 am. The temblor was reported at 18:36:12 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.7666 West, latitude 25.1497 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000a091. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a091. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Topolobampo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SW of Topolobampo, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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