A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (84 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:39 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bm7t. Id of event: us1000bm7t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.4745 West, latitude 14.9631 North, depth = 21.93 km. Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 21:29:39 / November 29, 2017 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.93 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 135 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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