A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Puerto Penasco in Mexico. Event id: us2000gft1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gft1. The temblor was picked up at 19:33:52 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.1945 West, latitude 31.4493 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 02:33:52 / July 28, 2018 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Puerto Peñasco (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km WNW of Puerto Penasco, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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