A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico (70 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 22:13:33 / September 18, 2017 @ 10:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000aqc4. Event ids that are associated: us2000aqc4. The temblor was picked up at 16:13:33 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.6662 West, latitude 15.2125 North, depth = 39 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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