A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Bahía de Lobos in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 23:06:46 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c0xh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0xh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.1946 West, latitude 27.2862 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 23:06:46 / September 24, 2020 @ 11:06 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Ignacio Río Muerto (c. 7 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Potam (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Ignacio Río Muerto, Potam, Empalme. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km W of Bahía de Lobos, Mexico.
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