A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 195 km SSW of San Patricio, Mexico (121 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.43 km, -105.7123° West, 17.7366° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.43 km (20 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000apeh. Event ids that are associated: us2000apeh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:56:34 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 04:56:34 / September 17, 2017 @ 4:56 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 195 km SSW of San Patricio, Mexico.
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