A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 239 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (149 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:55:28 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -108.781 West, latitude 19.3581 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly 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). Global time and date of event 25/12/18 / 2018-12-25 06:55:28 / December 25, 2018 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ixdn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ixdn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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