A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 189 km SSW of Barra de Navidad, Mexico (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000altw. Id of event: us7000altw. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 05:53:39 / July 11, 2020 @ 5:53 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:39 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -105.1584 West, latitude 17.5553 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 189 km SSW of Barra de Navidad, Mexico.
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