A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 18:52:57 / January 5, 2019 @ 6:52 pm. Unique identifier: us2000j0ix. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0ix. Exact location of event, longitude -93.1583 West, latitude 14.3699 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:52:57 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Puerto Madero (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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