A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (66 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000awfl. Event ids that are associated: us2000awfl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.22 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 43.22 km, -93.929° West, 14.9856° North. The temblor was detected at 02:46:49 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 08:46:49 / September 29, 2017 @ 8:46 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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