A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Armeria in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 04:54:30 / July 30, 2017 @ 4:54 am. The temblor was detected at 21:54:30 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4v3. Id of event: us2000a4v3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3435 West, latitude 18.2909 North, depth = 9.6 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 130 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Colomo (c. 10 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Colomo, Tecoman, Manzanillo. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 81 km SSW of Armeria, Mexico.
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