A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (74 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:00:22 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.0465 West, latitude 14.9039 North, depth = 21.66 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 04:00:22 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:00 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awcv. Unique identifier: us2000awcv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.66 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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