A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 226 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (140 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -109.0461 West, latitude 19.6802 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 20:56:05 / October 7, 2018 @ 8:56 pm. Unique identifier: us1000h8i2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h8i2. The temblor was detected at 13:56:05 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 226 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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