A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 112 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:35:28 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -93.9511 West, latitude 14.9348 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 02:35:28 / September 12, 2018 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000hd7p. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hd7p. 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 35 km (22 miles).
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 one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. 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: 112 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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