A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 120 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.43 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arr2. Unique identifier: us2000arr2. The temblor was reported at 00:03:47 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:03:47 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -95.1967° West, 15.0769° North, depth 43.43 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 120 km S of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
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