A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 96 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 11:45:20 / September 29, 2017 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:20 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awh4. Unique identifier: us2000awh4. Exact location of event, longitude -94.0117 West, latitude 15.1312 North, depth = 54.94 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.94 km (34 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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