A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Topolobampo in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 01:43:43 / July 24, 2017 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a09f. Id of event: us2000a09f. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:43 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -109.5999 West, latitude 24.9464 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Topolobampo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 91 km SW of Topolobampo, Mexico.
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