A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 119 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 14:19:09 / October 23, 2017 @ 2:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bh0u. Event ids that are associated: us2000bh0u. The temblor was detected at 08:19:09 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.3452° West, 15.0588° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 119 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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