A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Felipe in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -114.233° West, latitude 31.0371° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:10 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000d76f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37897351, us1000d76f. Global time and date of event 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 23:56:10 / March 19, 2018 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km E of San Felipe, Mexico.
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