A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 97 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (60 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000apxy. Event ids that are associated: us1000apxy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.68 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.3341 West, latitude 15.2775 North, depth = 46.68 km. The temblor was detected at 16:57:00 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 22:57:00 / October 10, 2017 @ 10:57 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 97 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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