A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 165 km SE of San Jose del Cabo, Mexico (103 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dumn. Unique identifier: us2000dumn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -108.5981 West, latitude 21.9738 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:23:20 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 21:23:20 / April 4, 2018 @ 9:23 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 165 km SE of San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
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