A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Felipe in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38231824, us2000gilt. Id of event: us2000gilt. Exact location, longitude -114.3337° West, latitude 31.1835° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:19:26 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 02:19:26 / July 28, 2018 @ 2:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 54 km ENE of San Felipe, Mexico.
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