A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 247 km WSW of Tomatlan, Mexico (153 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:55:32 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60003qyp. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003qyp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -107.2225° West, latitude 18.7122° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 21:55:32 / May 22, 2019 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 247 km WSW of Tomatlan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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