A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Las Guacamayas in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 22:47:52 / May 2, 2018 @ 10:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -102.3471° West, 18.1822° North. Unique identifier: us1000dwam. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dwam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:52 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguililla, La Mira Tumbiscatio, Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NW of Las Guacamayas, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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