A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 184 km E of Socorro Island, Mexico (114 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:00:07 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -109.2383° West, latitude 19.0259° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i34e. Unique identifier: us1000i34e. Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 23:00:07 / December 5, 2018 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 184 km E of Socorro Island, Mexico.
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