A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Topolobampo in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -109.4801° West, 24.9197° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:57:28 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a259. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a259. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 01:57:28 / July 24, 2017 @ 1:57 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Topolobampo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 86 km SSW of Topolobampo, Mexico.
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