A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 228 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (142 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 14:49:34 / May 15, 2019 @ 2:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -108.9998 West, latitude 19.6251 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: usd000a19r. Event ids that are associated: usd000a19r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:49:34 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 228 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico.
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