A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 109 km WSW of La Orilla, Mexico (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:54:58 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 05:54:58 / August 20, 2017 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9vi. Id of event: us2000a9vi. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.251° West, 17.7877° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 109 km WSW of La Orilla, Mexico.
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