A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 209 km NE of Socorro Island, Mexico (130 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 00:00:09 / February 14, 2019 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. 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: us2000jhp0. Unique identifier: us2000jhp0. Exact location of earthquake, -109.3979° West, 19.9193° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:00:09 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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