A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 106 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (66 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 10:38:07 / September 16, 2017 @ 10:38 am. Event id: us2000ap17. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ap17. Exact location of event, depth 61.6 km, -94.162° West, 15.1165° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:07 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.6 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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