A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km SW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico (109 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 12:46:33 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.93 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 12:46:33 / September 3, 2020 @ 12:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh4q. Id of event: us7000bh4q. Exact location of earthquake, -106.2891° West, 18.4098° North, depth 39.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 176 km SW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico.
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