A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico (111 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:10 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.403 West, latitude 19.4054 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us600086ik. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600086ik. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 22:04:10 / February 28, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 179 km ENE of Socorro Island, Mexico.
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