A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Loreto in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.0667 West, latitude 26.5553 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 16:48:28 / January 19, 2018 @ 4:48 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000cl8x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl8x. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:28 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Loreto (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 66 km NNE of Loreto, Mexico.
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