A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Felipe in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -114.2374° West, 30.847° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 12:25:34 / December 12, 2019 @ 12:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:25:34 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60006qim. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006qim.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km ESE of San Felipe, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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