A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Felipe in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 09:47:20 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 17:47:20 / October 17, 2018 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000hdh6. Event ids that are associated: us1000hdh6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -114.1737 West, latitude 30.7077 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop).
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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km ESE of San Felipe, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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